One Pan Spaghetti


One Pan Spaghetti

One Pan Spaghetti

This recipe can be made in one pan. It’s quick and delicious, and it’s easy to make and clean up.


1 lb lean ground beef or turkey
1 onion
3 cups water
1 can tomato sauce
2 cups broken spaghetti (whole wheat)
2 ½ tsp oregano
½ tsp sugar
½ tsp garlic powder
¼ tsp pepper
1 cup 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 2-3 hours.



Prep and cook time: 

Prep Time: 5 min. Cook Time: 10-15 min.

Nutritional Information: 

Amount per serving: 220 calories; Carbohydrate: 29g; Fat: 5g; Protein: 13g; Dietary fiber: 2gppp

Recipe credit: 

Oregon State University