This One Pot Meat Spaghetti is not only tasty but very affordable at $1.25 per serving. It’s a featured dish in our meal plans. One Pot Spaghetti

One-Pot Meat Spaghetti

Author Clancy Harrison


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup onions chopped
  • 4 cups chicken broth or water
  • 1 can tomato sauce 15 ounces
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1.5 tsp. salt or to taste
  • 3 tsp. italian seasoning or pizza seasoning
  • 16 ounces spaghetti noodles broken
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese shredded


  • Brown meat and onions in a large stock pot over medium-high heat until fully cooked.
  • Stir in chicken broth, tomato sauce, and spices; bring to a boil.
  • Add spaghetti, cover pan, and simmer 10-15 minutes, stirring often to prevent sticking. Depending on type of pasta, you may need to add more broth or water as needed for desired consistency.
  • When spaghetti is tender, top with grated cheese.
  • Refrigerate leftovers within 2-3 hours.

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Clancy Harrison MS, RD, LDN is a sought after speaker for Congressional Briefings, live TV segments, and professional seminars. She is also an award winning author of Feeding Baby and Past President of Northeast Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

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