Poor Man's Spaghetti

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by tamelawak

My family's favorite spaghetti growing up. Favorite spaghetti still. Kids love it.

Top Review by lauralie41

A good basic recipe that reminded me of the spaghetti my mom made for us when we were young. She used canned Franco American spaghetti and added the ground beef. I used ground round and dried minced onion with Campbell's tomato soup. This is great for a family with younger kids that wouldnt want strong flavors and can easily be kicked up for adults. Made and reviewed for My3Chefs - June 2012.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1. Brown hamburger and onion. Season to taste.
  2. 2. Add tomato soup and 1 can of water.
  3. 3. Cover and simmer while cooking spaghetti.
  4. 4. Cook spaghetti according to package directions.
  5. 5. When spaghetti is done, drain and mix with meat/soup. Season to taste.
  6. 6. Let set about 10 minutes for noodles to absorb some of the sauce.

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