One Pan Spaghetti

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Yield: 10 servings
Serving Size 1 cup
Nutrition Facts: View Label
Make it a Meal: 
    • sliced whole grain baguette
    • sliced fruit
    • a glass of low-fat milk


    1⁄2 pound
    lean ground beef
    1 medium onion, chopped
    3 1⁄2 cups
    1 can
    (15-ounce) tomato sauce
    2 teaspoons
    dried oregano
    1⁄2 teaspoon
    1⁄2 teaspoon
    garlic powder
    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: 04/02/14

    3 Comments for "One Pan Spaghetti"


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


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


    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!


    Average: 5 (2 votes)

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