Tyler's Famous Spaghetti

Ted Meierotto


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 package spaghetti noodles
  • 1 jar Ragu pasta sauce

Brown ground beef. Drain grease. Add ground beef to pasta sauce.
Cook pasta al dente. Combine meat sauce and pasta.

Tyler decided to cook this recipe for the family one night when he was about 11 years old, and someone gave it the name “Tyler’s famous spaghetti” even though there was nothing unique or famous about it.

The name stuck and Tyler made this meal somewhat frequently for the family (although I think he quadrupled the recipe for 9 people). We think now it was just an attempt to get Tyler to take on more cooking responsibilities. Wow, what suckers kids can be.  In hindsight, maybe a little oregano would have been nice.

1 thought on “Tyler's Famous Spaghetti

  1. Dear Tyler:

    I love Spagetti and for those of us that are really busy in our lives the Ragu Sauce is a very simple way to make a simple spaghetti sauce that doesn’t require a lot of time except for opening the jar and tastes just as good as spending hours making the sauce from scratch. And to think you were only 11 years at the time. Good for you Tyler. Judi Honore’

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