One Pan Spaghetti

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Yield: 10 servings
Serving Size 1 cup
Nutrition Facts: View Label(s)


1⁄2 pound
lean ground beef (15% fat)
medium onion, chopped
3 1⁄2 cups
1 can
(15 ounces) tomato sauce
2 teaspoons
dried oregano
1⁄2 teaspoon
1⁄2 teaspoon
garlic powder or 2 garlic cloves
1⁄2 teaspoon
1⁄4 teaspoon
2 cups
(12 ounces) broken spaghetti
1 cup
(4 ounces) shredded parmesan cheese


  1. Brown meat and onions in a large skillet over medium-high heat (300 degrees in an electric skillet). Drain fat.
  2. Stir in water, tomato sauce, and spices. Bring to a boil.
  3. Add spaghetti, cover pan, and simmer 10-15 minutes, stirring often to prevent sticking.
  4. When spaghetti is tender, top with grated cheese.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Try ground turkey or small cooked shrimp for the meat.
  • Try whole-wheat pasta to increase fiber.
  • Use cheddar cheese in place of parmesan.
Last updated: 10/19/15

5 Comments for "One Pan Spaghetti"

This is yummy and with just one pot clean up is easy!

So tasty -- the oregano and rosemary make this very savory.  Teenage chefs love how easy this is to make!

Great recipe to add shredded carrots, spinach, bell peppers or whatever veggie I have in the frig.  Love this recipe, a big hit with children and adults!


Tried this last night. Its a great no mess recipe!

This recipe is great! Its quick, easy and tastes delicious. Plus, there's not a whole sink full of dishes left afterwards!

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