25 Best Skillet Spaghetti Recipes

1. Skillet Spaghetti and Meatballs

Skillet Spaghetti and Meatballs

Best busy day dish. Main actors, meatballs.


Mix spaghetti sauce and water in a 12-inch skillet. Stir, bringing to boil. Add frozen pre-cooked meatballs and spaghetti. Stir till both are completely covered. Boil, cover skillet, then simmer. Stir often. Add water/tomato sauce if too dry.

Top with cheese and allow to melt. Add shredded basil leaves, if desired. Serve immediately.


2. One Skillet Spaghetti & Meat Sauce

No mess no fuss. Featuring meat sauce.


Heat oil, butter, onion and bell pepper in a large skillet. Season with salt and pepper. Cook till onion and pepper soft. Add ground beef to skillet and cook through. Drain any grease. Stir in minced garlic, cook, then add Italian seasoning, marinara sauce, jar of water and chicken broth. Stir and bring to boil.

Add uncooked spaghetti, stir and cook till tender. Turn off the heat and allow to simmer.


3. One Skillet Baked Spaghetti

One Skillet Baked Spaghetti

Skillet and oven equal, delish. Comprises thin spaghetti and ground beef.


Put olive oil and butter into an 11 ¾-inch cast iron skillet. Saute onions, salt and pepper.  Cook till tender. Add ground beef and cook through. Pour in crushed tomatoes, parsley, sugar, basil and oregano. Add water and combine.  Break spaghetti in half and add to skillet. Simmer and cook till al dente. Top with shredded cheese. Cook under the broiler till cheese melted and browning.


4. Simple Skillet Spaghetti with Canned Hunts Pasta Sauce

Simple but splendid. Comprises canned Hunts pasta sauce.


Brown ground beef in skillet and drain. Add a can of diced tomatoes, Hunts pasta sauce and a cup of water. Mix well and cook. Simmer on low. Add spaghetti and cover with water. Replace the lid and simmer till spaghetti is done.

Add slices of mozzarella cheese and sprinkle Kraft Parmesan. Heat till cheese is melted then serve.


5. Skillet Chicken Spaghetti

Skillet Chicken Spaghetti

Quick and easy dish. Primarily spaghetti and chicken


Season chicken chunks with salt, pepper and herbs. Sear in a cast-iron skillet. Add some olive oil. When done, remove from skillet and set aside. Cook spaghetti in the same skillet till al dente. Add sauce and mix slightly.

Nestle in the chicken and sprinkle Parmesan cheese. Put the skillet in the oven and set to broil. It’s ready once the cheese is melted and the sauce is bubbling.


6. Quick and Easy Skillet Spaghetti

Fast and tasty. Requires a shallow skillet, spaghetti and a little of its starchy water.


Put uncooked pasta into shallow 10-inch  skillet. Cover with cold water. Bring to boil, then add salt to the water. Cook spaghetti till al dente. Remove starchy water and put it aside. Remove spaghetti from the skillet and add it to your sauce together with the drained starchy water. Toss and serve.


7. Skillet Spaghetti Pizza

Skillet Spaghetti Pizza

Potential family favorite, featuring beef and Italian seasoning.


In a 12-inch skillet cook beef. Stir occasionally till cooked thoroughly. Add pepperoni, cook and stir for a minute, then drain.

Stir in soup, water, uncooked spaghetti, Italian seasoning and garlic salt. Heat to boiling. Simmer and cover. Leave to cook, stirring occasionally – till spaghetti is well done.

Top with cheese, tomato and olives. Remove from heat, cover and let the cheese melt.


8. Pioneer Woman’s Skillet Spaghetti & Meatballs

Wild West style. Made with meatballs, breadcrumbs and eggs.


Preheat oven. Cook spaghetti per instruction. Set aside once al dente. Mix beef, breadcrumbs, Parmesan, cream, egg, garlic and oregano in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well and portion into meatballs. Set aside.

Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Brown meatballs and move to the edge. Add onion, tomatoes, crushed red pepper and 1/2 cup water to skillet center. Stir meatballs into the sauce. Simmer. Add spaghetti to the skillet. Toss with sauce. Arrange meatballs on top. Sprinkle with mozzarella. Put the skillet in oven. Bake till bubbly and the cheese melted. Top with parmesan and fresh basil.


9. Taco Spaghetti Skillet

Taco Spaghetti Skillet

A taste of Mexico. Featuring lean beef and Taco seasoning.


Cook extra lean beef in a large skillet till crumbled and thoroughly cooked. Add taco seasoning, undrained tomatoes and water. Stir to combine, then drain.

Break spaghetti in half and add it to the skillet. Bring to boil. Cover and simmer. Leave to cook, stirring occasionally – until spaghetti tender.

Top each serving with one tablespoon of sour cream.


10. How to Make One Pot Skillet Spaghetti

Delicious yet easy to prepare with tomato juice and tomato paste。


Cook ground beef in a skillet till done. Drain grease. Add water tomato juice, tomato paste, minced onion, chilli powder, oregano, garlic salt, salt and sugar. Mix well and bring to boil.

Reduce heat and add spaghetti. Cover and simmer, stirring frequently till spaghetti is al dente. Sprinkle with Parmesan and dish.


11. Creamy Spaghetti Skillet

Creamy Spaghetti Skillet

Easy on the tongue. Comprises sausage, tomato sauce and cream cheese.


Heat a large skillet (five inches in diameter). Add sausage until crumbled and well cooked. Stir occasionally, then drain.

Add tomato sauce, cream cheese and water. Stir till the cream cheese melts.  Add spaghetti and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer. Leave to cook, stirring occasionally – till spaghetti tender. Top with cheese and leave to melt.


12. One Skillet Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs

Gluten-free. Features squash, meatballs and eggs.


Preheat oven. Mix spaghetti squash, eggs, pasta sauce, and cheese. Put into a cast iron skillet till and bake. Remove from oven and top with sauce and Mozzarella cheese. Return to oven till meatballs are cooked. Leave to cool, then serve.


13. Cowboy Spaghetti Western Skillet

Cowboy Spaghetti Western Skillet

Says howdy to the palate. Made mainly of extra lean beef and barbecue sauce .


Put meat in large deep skillet and brown. Drain and return meat to skillet. Add yellow onions and cook. Stir occasionally. Add carrots, broth, barbecue sauce and mix well. Bring to boil.

Add spaghetti and stir. Cover and simmer, stirring frequently – till spaghetti tender. Uncover skillet and remove from heat. Top with cheese and leave to melt. Top with cilantro and green onions.


14. One Pan Spaghetti

One time, one skillet to wet your appetite. Features garlic powder and rosemary.


Put beef and onion in large skillet and brown. Drain fat. Stir in water, garlic, oregano and rosemary. Bring to boil. Add spaghetti, cover skillet and simmer. Stir often till spaghetti is tender. Top with grated parmesan cheese.


15. Spicy Spaghetti Skilletini

Spicy and not pricey. Featuring minced garlic and chopped peppers


Boil dry spaghetti in a pot of salted water. Drain and set aside. Use a large cast-iron skillet to heat olive oil. Add onions till caramelized. 1/2 way through, add bell peppers. When bell peppers are softened, add minced garlic and saute.

When fragrant, add marinara sauce, crushed red pepper and cooked pasta.  Cover and simmer over low medium heat. Serve hot.


16. One Pot Skillet Spaghetti

One Pot Skillet Spaghetti

Quick and easy meal. Comprised of garlic salt and chili powder.


Cook ground beef in a large skillet till done. Drain fat. Add water, tomato juice, garlic salt, oregano, tomato paste and chili powder.  Bring to boil. Lower heat and add spaghetti, cover skillet and simmer. Stir often till spaghetti al dente. Top with parmesan cheese and serve.


17. Skillet Spaghetti alla carbonara with kale

Skillet Spaghetti alla carbonara with kale

The recipe is non-traditional but just as good. It features spaghetti and kale.


Heat bacon in a 12-inch skillet. Add shallot and cook. Add kale and cook till crispy. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer kale, bacon, and shallots to bowl.

Cook spaghetti in the same skillet. Use chicken broth to soften. Add eggs, cheese and black pepper to the kale and bacon mixture. Stir till thick and creamy. Return to the pasta and stir well.


18. Skillet Spaghetti Squash with Bacon, Goat Cheese and Greens

Worth every penny! Has squash, bacon, goat cheese and greens.


Cut squash in half. Scrap out the interior and put it on baking sheet. Season with olive oil and salt. Turn it upside down and put into the oven. Cut slices of bacon into pieces. Put into skillet and cook through.

Remove the squash from the oven and scrap it out. Sauté with garlic, add bacon fat and boil mixed with local greens. Deglaze the skillet with apple cider, and add spaghetti squash. Season with salt and stir. Add goat cheese. Put in bacon and enjoy.


19. Skillet Spaghetti Squash

Skillet Spaghetti Squash

Alliterative! Squash as spaghetti, but just as nice.


Preheat oven. Place the cut side of the squash on the pan. Bake till tender. Remove from oven and put cut side up. Use a fork to scrape squash flesh, making strands.  Put scraped squash on toilet paper and press moisture gently out.

Heat olive oil in a large skillet then put vegetables. Add onion, bell peppers and garlic. Cook and stir occasionally till vegetables are soft. Remove vegetables from skillet

Melt butter in the same skillet. Add squash, salt and pepper. Cook and frequently stir till spaghetti squash brown. Stir in vegetables till heated through.


20. Garlicky Spaghetti Squash Skillet

Yummy side dish with no carbs! Mainly squash.


Place whole squash in a soup pot of water and boil. Cover and cook till tender. Cut squash in half and discard seeds. Scrape inside with a fork. Shred into spaghetti-like strands.

Put shredded squash into a large skillet and heat. Add butter, garlic, salt and black pepper. Cook till heated through. Stir in basil and dish.


21. Cheesy Skillet Spaghetti

Cheesy Skillet Spaghetti

Ground turkey meets cheddar cheese.


Brown ground turkey in a skillet with Italian seasoning. Add original spaghetti sauce. Break spaghetti and boil till al dente. Throw cooked spaghetti into skillet. Add sharp cheddar cheese into the mix. Sprinkle some Mozzarella cheese and top with dried parsley. Serve.


22. 1941 One Skillet Spaghetti and Meatballs

Old, but still delicious! Mainly meatballs and Worcestershire sauce.


Mold meatballs using veal and ground beef. Melt fat in skillet. Brown meatballs in fat. Add diced onion, green pepper, and chopped celery. Cook on high. Add tomato, Worcestershire sauce and uncooked spaghetti on top. Drown spaghetti in liquid. Cover and bring to a boil. Simmer when cooked. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese and serve.


23. Mexican Skillet Spaghetti

Everyone loves Mexican. Ground beef and taco mix.


Brown ground beef in a 12-inch skillet. Add water, tomato sauce, taco mix, minced onion and salt. Bring to boil. Add spaghetti to the skillet. Cover and reduce heat. Stir frequently until spaghetti is tender. Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese. Serve immediately after the cheese has melted.


24. Skillet Chicken Spaghetti

Simple, serving skillet method. Featuring chicken and cornstarch


Put butter and olive oil into the skillet. Heat and add diced onion and cornstarch. Sweat down and dissolve cornstarch. Add diced mushroom sauté. Add heavy cream, chicken flavor and stir. Add pre-cooked spaghetti, diced chicken and black pepper. Season with Italian seasoning. Heat till all combined. Top with cheese/parsley/green onions.


25. Live Well Skillet Spaghetti

Live Well Skillet Spaghetti

Eat well, live well. Starring zucchini.


Mix water and pasta sauce in a large skillet. Bring to boil. Add spaghetti and zucchini into the skillet. Stir well until spaghetti is covered in pasta sauce. Add water if necessary, and bring to boil. Top with shredded Mozzarella cheese.


Here concludes this array of nutritious, delicious, quick and easy-to-make range of skillet spaghetti recipes. For more information about their ingredients and directions about how to make them, please follow the links and try them out. Till after the skillet spaghetti party, enjoy!!

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