Best Spaghetti Recipe


Embark on a culinary journey to Italy with our Classic Italian Perfection: Best Spaghetti Recipe. This dish captures the essence of traditional Italian cooking, featuring spaghetti cooked al dente and enveloped in a rich, homemade tomato sauce. The sauce, made with ripe tomatoes, garlic, and fresh herbs, clings to each strand of pasta, delivering robust and authentic flavors. Topped generously with grated Parmesan cheese and fresh basil, this spaghetti is not just a meal; it's a celebration of simplicity and taste.

Best Spaghetti Recipe

Time Requirements

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes


  • Serves: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 plate

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 400 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 60g
  • Protein: 15g
  • Fat: 10g


  • Spaghetti: 400 grams (14 ounces)
  • Ripe tomatoes, crushed: 400 grams (14 ounces)
  • Garlic, minced: 10 grams (2 cloves)
  • Olive oil: 30 ml (2 tablespoons)
  • Fresh basil leaves: 30 grams (1/4 cup)
  • Parmesan cheese, grated: 50 grams (1/2 cup)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method of Preparation

  1. Cook spaghetti in salted boiling water until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a skillet, heat olive oil and sauté garlic until fragrant.
  3. Add crushed tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Toss the cooked spaghetti in the tomato sauce.
  5. Serve hot, topped with grated Parmesan cheese and fresh basil leaves.

Culinary Tips

  • For added depth, include a splash of red wine in the tomato sauce.
  • Enhance the flavor with a pinch of red pepper flakes for a subtle heat.


Can I use canned tomato sauce?

Yes, but homemade sauce brings out the best flavor.

How can I store leftovers?

Keep refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Can I add meat to this recipe?

Certainly, ground beef or Italian sausage can be a great addition.

Our Classic Italian Perfection: Best Spaghetti Recipe is more than just a dish; it's an experience that transports you to the heart of Italy with every forkful. Perfect for a family dinner or a romantic evening, let this spaghetti be the highlight of your meal, where tradition meets taste in perfect harmony. Buon appetito! 🍝🍅🌿