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One Skillet Spaghetti for Two Recipe

One Skillet Spaghetti for Two Recipe

Are you a busy cook? Then, you're sure to love this convenient stovetop spaghetti recipe. —Joan Koehn, Leland, Mississippi
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 35 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/3 cup chopped green pepper
  • 4 to 6 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3 ounces uncooked spaghetti, broken
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomatoes, green pepper, 4 tablespoons water, salt, chili powder and spaghetti.
  • 2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until spaghetti is tender, stirring frequently and adding remaining water if necessary.
  • 3. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and heat until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 443 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 1056mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 6g fiber), 34g protein.

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iluvbobcats User ID: 8106579 223812
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2015

"Excellent recipe, loved this! Added 1 tsp. jarred minced garlic."

luigimon User ID: 1692040 221560
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2015

"Loved this!! Doubled the recipe so I would have leftovers and it turned out great!!"

dibeatty User ID: 4080055 220311
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2015

"How much is 3oz of noodles? How do you all measure it?"

ChristinePrueher User ID: 8023931 173071
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2014

"Made this for my parents who are older and not big eaters. They both loved it and the portion size was just perfect for two! Wonderful!"

Cookur User ID: 7060820 113131
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2013

"I havent tried it yet,,,, but arent you supposed to avoid iron pans and tomatoes?????"

lkcastleman User ID: 2032486 177348
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2010

"My husband loves this's so easy and versatile, extra onions and garlic are always good. It's one of our regular dishes."

cookiehatch User ID: 1445524 161477
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2009

"Love this spaghetti! It's easy to make and tastes delicious. I omit the cheese and it still tastes great."

lizriebe User ID: 1596746 209838
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2009

"I have been looking for this recipe for a few years. Thank you sooo much."

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