One Dish Microwave Spaghetti

One Dish Microwave Spaghetti

This One Dish Microwave Spaghetti is quick and easy comfort food. A complete meal on its own, but garlic bread and a tossed salad make great additions.


I had my doubts about spaghetti in the micro but it works out fine!

Easy peasy… I love it! Interestingly enough this recipe really improves on the reheat…

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One Dish Microwave Spaghetti
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Resting Time
5 mins
Total Time
30 mins

This One Dish Microwave Spaghetti couldn't be easier to make. Yet the flavor will make the family feel you stood over the stove all day!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: One Dish Microwave Spaghetti
Servings: 4
Calories: 305 kcal
  • 1 lb ground beef or 1 lb Italian sausage
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 tablespoon dried onion
  • 1 (26 ouncjar spaghetti sauce plus
  • 19 1/2 ounces water
  • 4 jar sliced mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 lb spaghetti broken into 2 inch pieces (uncooked)
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  1. Crumble ground beef into a microwave-safe casserole; add garlic salt & onion. Microwave on high until no longer pink (about 4 minutes); stirring once. Drain; stir to break meat into smaller pieces.
  2. Add tomato sauce, water, mushrooms, remaining seasonings and spaghetti. Cover with casserole lid; microwave for 10-12 minutes or until spaghetti is tender, stirring twice.
  3. Let stand 5 minutes, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve.



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Photo by Liza