One-Pot Spaghetti


No need to worry about a separate pan to boil spaghetti. The noodles cook right in the sauce in this no-fuss dinner recipe.

Total Time:
40 mins


  • 8 ounce ground beef or bulk pork sausage

  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms or one 6-ounce jar sliced mushrooms, drained

  • ½ cup chopped onion (1 medium)

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 14 ounce can chicken broth or beef broth

  • 1 ¾ cup water

  • 1 6 ounce can tomato paste

  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • 6 ounce dried spaghetti, broken

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. In a large saucepan cook the ground beef, fresh mushrooms (if using), onion, and garlic until meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain.

  2. Stir in the canned mushrooms (if using), broth, water, tomato paste, Italian seasoning, and pepper. Bring to boiling. Add the broken spaghetti, a little at a time, stirring constantly. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Boil gently, uncovered, for 17 to 20 minutes or until spaghetti is tender and sauce is desired consistency, stirring frequently. Serve with Parmesan cheese. Makes 4 servings.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

394 Calories
15g Fat
44g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 394
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 926mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 19.5mg 98%
Calcium 131.3mg 10%
Iron 3.6mg 20%
Potassium 704mg 15%
Folate, total 24.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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