Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is super quick, super simple and a real kid-pleaser. Being that these are ingredients that I practically always have on hand, this is my dinner-in-a-pinch recipe of choice!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown meat and onion over medium-high heat in a skillet; drain. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  2. Add spaghetti sauce and 1 cup water; bring to boil.
  3. Stir in macaroni. cover and simmer 10-15 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  4. Stir in cheese. Garnish with sliced green onions, if desired.


Most Helpful

This was good, but I made quite a few adjustments, including adding garlic, tomato, and spices.

Rebecca Becker September 29, 2014

This was a basic quick meal. We thought it could have used some seasoning as it was a bit bland.

bmcnichol June 30, 2011

This quick meal is thick and creamy. The kids gave it thumbs up all around the table. Made for *Bargain Basement 2010* game

Charlotte J January 13, 2010

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