One-Dish Microwave Spaghetti

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

Quick and easy comfort food. Complete meal on it's own, but garlic bread and a tossed salad make great additions.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Crumble ground beef into a microwave-safe casserole; add garlic salt& onion.
  2. Microwave on high until no longer pink (about 4 minutes); stirring once.
  3. Drain; stir to break meat into smaller pieces.
  4. Add tomato sauce, water, mushrooms, remaining seasonings and spaghetti.
  5. Cover with casserole lid; microwave for 10-12 minutes or until spaghetti is tender, stirring twice.
  6. Let stand 5 minutes, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve.


Most Helpful

Sorry, but I wasn't a fan. I went for convenience and time over flavor. I followed this recipe EXACTLY and it was like Spaghetti Soup. Why 19 1/2 ounces of water? I had to fish the meat, mushrooms and noodles out of the watery sauce. And I needed way more cooking time than the recipe asked for as well. I can say that after setting for a day, it was slightly better the next day--maybe the noodles had time to absorb some of the water? I won't make this again, and I recommend it only if you are in an extreme time crunch as I was.

utawkin2me October 02, 2015

Was good. Not fantastic, but fast and I LOVE that. I hate to cook pasta, so anytime I can get away without having to boil the water & the whole 9 yards, I am happy. It was a little watery even afte microwaving for almost 20 minutes. It took that long for the spaghetti to soften up. Will use agian if in a time pinch.

LILTEXQT December 01, 2007

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