Creamy Cremini Mushroom Spaghetti Meat Sauce w Thyme

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword creamy pasta sauce, meat sauce, pasta sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • Olive oil
  • .552 kg Medium ground beef
  • 1/2 White onion chopped
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic chopped
  • 8-10 pcs Cremini mushrooms sliced
  • 1/2 cup Tomato paste
  • 1 cube Vegetable bouillon
  • 2-3 tbsp Dried thyme leaves use fresh if available
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar
  • Salt
  • Pepper



  1. 1) Bring a pot of water to a boil.

    2)Once boiling, add the spaghetti and cook (stirring occasionally) for 9-10 minutes for an al dente result.

    3)Once time is up, drain and run the pasta under cold water to stop the cooking process. 

    4)Set aside.

Meat Sauce

  1. -In a pan, start with olive oil, followed by the chopped garlic, onion and ground meat. Cook until semi-brown. 

    - Add the sliced mushrooms. Cook until brown. 

    - Add the seasonings: dried thyme, salt and pepper.

    - Crush and melt 1 vegetable or beef bouillon in hot water and add it in the pan. 

    - Add the tomato paste. The tomato paste and bouillon will thicken the sauce. Add about 1 cup water. Cook 

    *NOTE: Add a little bit more water if this is too thick for your liking. 

    - Add the coconut sugar. Cook for another 5-7 minutes.


  1. On a plate, start with the pasta and add the sauce on top. 

    Add some shredded cheddar cheese. 

    Drizzle with evoo if you wish. 

    Garnish with dried thyme. And voila! 

Recipe Notes

I highly recommend adding fresh basil leaves to your pasta. Add sliced basil right at the very end with the stove already turned off.  It's so yummy! I would too if I had available when I made this video. Enjoy!