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Quick & Easy One Pan Spaghetti
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Quick & Easy One Pan Spaghetti

No need to drain boiling, hot pasta when you make this easy spaghetti. The pasta cooks in the sauce!

Prep Time (min): 25
Total Time (min): 30
Servings 4


  • 1 can (14 oz.) vegetable broth or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1 can (6 oz.) no-added-salt tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon instant minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 ounces dried spaghetti, broken up, or medium shell macaroni
  • 2 cups Morningstar Farms® Meal Starters Grillers® Recipe Crumbles™
  • Shredded Cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese or Parmesan cheese (optional)
  • Red, yellow or green bell pepper cut-outs (optional)*


1. In medium saucepan combine broth, water, tomato paste, Italian seasoning, onion, garlic salt and pepper. Bring to boiling over medium-high heat.

2. Add spaghetti, a little at a time, stirring constantly. Return to boiling. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.

3. Add MorningStar Farms® Meal Starters® Grillers® Recipe CrumblesTM, a little at a time, stirring constantly. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 8 minutes or until spaghetti is tender and sauce reaches the desired consistency, stirring very frequently.** Let stand for 5 minutes.

4. Serve topped with cheese or bell pepper cut-outs, if desired.

*NOTE: To make bell pepper cut-outs, remove seeds and membranes from pepper. Cut pepper into quarters. Position 1- to 1 1/2-inch cookie cutter on skin side of pepper. Place flat spatula on top of cookie cutter. Press down on spatula until cookie cutter cuts through the pepper.

**NOTE: It's important to stir very frequently to keep spaghetti from sticking to the pan.