Lynn's Kitchen Adventures https://www.lynnskitchenadventures.com wholesome and delicious meals from my table to yours Wed, 01 Apr 2020 20:01:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Potato Kielbasa Spinach Skillet Dinner https://www.lynnskitchenadventures.com/potato-kielbasa-spinach-skillet-dinner/ https://www.lynnskitchenadventures.com/potato-kielbasa-spinach-skillet-dinner/#respond Thu, 02 Apr 2020 10:07:21 +0000 https://www.lynnskitchenadventures.com/?p=46809 Potato Kielbasa Spinach Skillet Dinner is an easy one pot meal!  Right now we are all looking for ways to save time and money in the kitchen. Delicious meals don’t have to be complicated or expensive. You can serve your family delicious meals that don’t break the budget. One dish dinners, like this potato kielbasa spinach skillet dinner, that use basic ingredients are a great […]

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Potato Kielbasa Spinach Skillet Dinner is an easy one pot meal! 

Potato Kielbasa Spinach One Pot Dinner

Right now we are all looking for ways to save time and money in the kitchen. Delicious meals don’t have to be complicated or expensive. You can serve your family delicious meals that don’t break the budget.

One dish dinners, like this potato kielbasa spinach skillet dinner, that use basic ingredients are a great way to do that. 

Potato Kielbasa Spinach Recipe

This recipe is a simple skillet dinner that uses just a few ingredients to make a complete meal. It contains potatoes, sausage, and spinach, so it is full meal all by itself. 

If you want to make it stretch you can serve this with bread or salad. Or you could serve it with eggs for a breakfast or breakfast for dinner. But you don’t have to. It is a great meal all by itself. 

Potato Kielbasa Spinach One Pot Dinner

No matter how you serve it I think it is a meal that your family will love. 

It is also a simple gluten free dinner. There are no special ingredients needed to make this gluten free. This is one of those recipes that is normal food that just happens to be gluten free. 

Need some more one pot meals? 

 

Potato Kielbasa Spinach One Pot Dinner Recipe

Yield: 6 servings

Potato Kielbasa Spinach Skillet Dinner

Potato Kielbasa Spinach Skillet Dinner

Potato Kielbasa Spinach Skillet Dinner is a quick and easy one pot dinner.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cooked potatoes, leftover baked potatoes or potatoes cooked in the microwave are what you need
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 pound fully cooked kielbasa, cut into pieces
  • 3-4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar or regular vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. In a bowl combine brown sugar, vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in skillet.
  3. Add onion and cook for 2-3 minutes or until onion is just slightly tender.
  4. Add kielbasa, potatoes, and cook until onion is tender and kielbasa and potatoes are lightly browned. You want to stir this some, but not a lot. The potatoes will brown better if not stirred too much.
  5. Add brown sugar mixture and stir to coat. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer.
  6. Stir in spinach and cook until spinach is wilted or cooked to desired tenderness.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 491Total Fat: 28gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 55mgSodium: 1113mgCarbohydrates: 47gFiber: 5gSugar: 8gProtein: 16g

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Homemade tomato soup is a quick and easy version of one of the best comfort foods!

Homemade Tomato Soup

This is one of my favorite homemade soups to make. I have been making it for years. It is so easy to make and it contains ingredients that I always have on hand.

I first shared this recipe way back in 2008. It uses just a few basic pantry ingredients, so I thought it was a good time to share it again. 

This recipe is based on one from a Martha Stewart magazine that I saw years ago. It caught my attention because of how easy it was to make and how budget friendly it was for a quick lunch or dinner.

Homemade Tomato Soup

I also love that this is a homemade version of a favorite food!

Our family does not eat much canned soup. I keep a few cans on hand for when we are sick or when I need a really fast lunch and I have nothing else to serve, but we don’t eat it often.

When I buy it, I buy either clam chowder or a chicken rice soup. One kind I don’t buy is tomato soup. None of us like canned tomato soup.

We don’t like it at all, but we love a good homemade tomato soup. It makes a nice healthy winter meal or a nice easy soup when we are sick.

homemade tomato soup

I love eating this for lunch. I am not very good about eating lunch. I often just grab something quick and snack like for lunch, but I am trying to get better at that and sit down and eat something better for me.

This tomato soup has become of my favorite lunches during the fall and winter. I also made this soup when my mom was visiting because I knew she would love it, and she did.

I love to serve this with my oven grilled cheese sandwiches. Grilled cheese and tomato soup just seem to go together. It is also good with cheese quesadillas instead of grilled cheese. 

My kids love this with some small pasta, like orzo or alphabet soup noodles added into the soup.

What Do I Need To Make Homemade Tomato Soup?

  • butter
  • oil
  • onions
  • garlic
  • canned tomatoes
  • chicken broth
  • cream, milk, or 1/2 and 1/2 or you can leave it out for a dairy free version 
  • salt and pepper 

This recipe has cream in it. I love it added in, but if you would like it dairy free just leave it out. And if I don’t have cream I just use milk or 1/2 and 1/2. It is not as rich and creamy with milk, but it does work.

Tools That Make This Recipe Easier

Homemade Tomato Soup

Yield: 6 servings

Homemade Tomato Soup

Homemade Tomato Soup

Homemade Tomato Soup is a quick and easy budget friendly lunch or dinner.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 28 ounce can of tomatoes
  • 1 ½ cups chicken broth (If you are gluten free be sure it is gf)
  • ½ cup heavy cream ( milk or 1/2 and 1/2 works too it just isn't as rich and creamy)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Place butter and oil in a large pan or stockpot.
  2. Heat over medium heat until the butter is melted.
  3. Add onion and cook until onion is lightly browned. About  3-5 minutes.
  4. Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
  5. Then add tomatoes and stock.
  6. Simmer 10 minutes.
  7. Puree in blender or use an immersion blender to puree. If using a blender let cool slightly and be careful putting hot liquids in the blender.)
  8. Add cream or milk
  9. Serve and enjoy

Notes

This can be made dairy free by skipping the cream or milk. It is still great without the dairy.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 147Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 454mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 3gSugar: 6gProtein: 3g

Originally posted October 2008. Updated March 2020. 

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Gluten Free Freezer Meals Menu Plan https://www.lynnskitchenadventures.com/gluten-free-freezer-meals-menu-plan/ https://www.lynnskitchenadventures.com/gluten-free-freezer-meals-menu-plan/#respond Sat, 28 Mar 2020 09:46:58 +0000 https://www.lynnskitchenadventures.com/?p=44517 This week we are talking all about gluten free freezer meals because I think we all need easy everyday meals right now.  All of these recipe on this week’s gluten free menu plan freeze great and most of them contain everyday ingredients. You might not have all the ingredients to make all the recipes on the plan, but hopefully you will have the ingredients to […]

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Gluten Free Meatballs

This week we are talking all about gluten free freezer meals because I think we all need easy everyday meals right now. 

All of these recipe on this week’s gluten free menu plan freeze great and most of them contain everyday ingredients.

You might not have all the ingredients to make all the recipes on the plan, but hopefully you will have the ingredients to make a couple of the recipes. 

You can spend a day cooking in order to stock your freezer or you can do it my favorite way and make extra every day. When you do it that way, you will have a delicious meal for that day and you can freeze the extra one for later. 

I made notes next to the ingredients that need to be gluten free, but as always read labels to be sure the ingredients are safe for your family.

Breakfast

Gluten Free Banana Pancake Muffins

Gluten Free Banana Pancake Muffins

Gluten Free Blueberry Pancake Muffins

Eggs and Sausage

Gluten Free Freezer Meal Dinners

Gluten Free Meatballs

Gluten Free Meatballs

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

5 Ingredient Burritos– Make a big batch of the filling and freeze it for using with gf tortillas, corn tortilla, chips, etc. Make sure your chili beans are gluten free. Most are gf, but not all are.

quick and easy pasta sauce

Simple Pasta Sauce– This is easy to double or triple and serve over gluten free pasta. My current favorite gluten free pasta and the best gluten free pastas.

Taco Meat for using in tacos, burritos, taco salad, nachos, over baked potatoes, and more. Use gluten free or homemade taco seasoning.

gluten free freezer friendly meatloaf

Gluten Free Meatloaf– This is one of my favorite things to freeze because it is easy to make several of them.

Gluten Free Desserts

Gluten Free Iced Oatmeal Cookies

Ultimate Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie

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Gluten Free Menu Plan https://www.lynnskitchenadventures.com/gluten-free-menu-plan-106/ https://www.lynnskitchenadventures.com/gluten-free-menu-plan-106/#respond Sat, 21 Mar 2020 09:52:13 +0000 https://www.lynnskitchenadventures.com/?p=42123 Here is this week’s gluten free menu plan. I made notes next to the items that need to be gluten free, but as always please read labels to be sure the ingredients are safe for your family. Breakfast Microwave Omelet Gluten Free Oven Pancake Gluten Free Double Chocolate Banana Muffins and Scrambled Eggs Dinner Burrito Bowl Soup Pasta with Roasted Vegetables Fish Tacos  Gluten Free […]

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Slow Cooked Burrito Bowl Soup

Here is this week’s gluten free menu plan. I made notes next to the items that need to be gluten free, but as always please read labels to be sure the ingredients are safe for your family.

Breakfast

Microwave Omelet

Microwave Omelet

gluten free oven pancake

Gluten Free Oven Pancake

Gluten Free Double Chocolate Banana Muffins and Scrambled Eggs

Dinner

Slow Cooked Burrito Bowl Soup

Burrito Bowl Soup

Pasta with Roasted Vegetables

Pasta with Roasted Vegetables

Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos 

Gluten free Deep Dish Pizza

Gluten Free Deep Dish Pizza

Slow Cooked Cheesy Potato Soup

Slow Cooked Potato Cauliflower Soup

Slow Cooked Chicken Legs

Gluten Free Dessert of the Week

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

 

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Oven Baked Chicken Legs https://www.lynnskitchenadventures.com/oven-baked-chicken-legs/ https://www.lynnskitchenadventures.com/oven-baked-chicken-legs/#respond Mon, 16 Mar 2020 10:57:00 +0000 https://www.lynnskitchenadventures.com/?p=46675 Oven Baked Chicken Legs are easy to make using just a couple of ingredients. This is one of those recipes that anyone can make. Even the non cook can master this easy dinner recipe. Often times we complicate food. We make it way too time consuming. We add way too many ingredients. Some of the best meals though end up being the ones with the […]

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Oven Baked Chicken Legs are easy to make using just a couple of ingredients. This is one of those recipes that anyone can make. Even the non cook can master this easy dinner recipe.

Oven Baked Chicken Legs

Often times we complicate food. We make it way too time consuming. We add way too many ingredients. Some of the best meals though end up being the ones with the simplest ingredients. 

I got chicken on sale recently and cooked it for dinner. All I did was put a little bit of seasoning on it and baked it. Nothing fancy or complicated. The whole family loved it. It was a reminder that easy is often the best. 

Oven Baked Chicken Legs

What do you need to make oven baked chicken?

  • Chicken 
  • Seasoning Salt

How do you make oven baked chicken?

There are many ways to make oven baked chicken. I like to keep it simple with a basic seasoning, like seasoning salt, rubbed on the chicken. Then all you have to do is bake it at about 425 for 40-50 minutes depending on the size of the chicken pieces. 

Can I use other cuts of chicken for oven baked chicken legs? 

Yes, you can. Obviously they wouldn’t be oven baked chicken legs, they would be oven bake chicken thighs or oven baked chicken breasts, but other cuts of chicken will work. You just have to adjust the cooking time. 

Oven Baked Chicken Legs Recipe

Yield: 6

Oven Baked Chicken Legs

Oven Baked Chicken Legs

Baked chicken legs are an easy to make recipe that is perfect for dinner any night of the week.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 chicken legs (or whatever amount you want to cook)
  • 2 teaspoons (or so) seasoning salt- Amount may vary depending on amount of chicken and the flavor you want.

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 425.
    2. Rub seasoning salt all over the outside of the chicken legs.
    3. Place chicken in an oven safe 9x9 or 11x7 or similar size dish.
    4. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until chicken is done. If the chicken pieces are large it may take closer to 50 minutes.

Notes

I like to use the homemade version of Paula Deen’s seasoning salt but any seasoning salt will work.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 506Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 341mgSodium: 360mgCarbohydrates: 0gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 65g

 

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Here is this week’s gluten free menu plan. I made notes next to the ingredients that need to be gluten free, but as always read labels to be sure that the ingredients are safe for your family.

Breakfast

Chocolate Chip Coconut Breakfast Cookies

Coconut Breakfast Cookies– Use gluten free oats

Eggs and Sausage

Dinner

Cheesy Salsa Verde Chicken

Salsa Verde Chicken 

Easy Pasta Sauce

Easy Pasta Sauce  with gluten free pasta

Migas

Migas

Sausage Spinach Soup

Spinach Sausage Soup

Pepper Jack Oven Omelet

BLT Salad – Skip the croutons or make homemade gluten free croutons 

Dessert of the Week

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Doughnuts

 

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Skip the box of mix and make pudding at home! This homemade vanilla pudding without eggs is easy to make with just a few ingredients. 

Homemade Vanilla Pudding without eggs

My love of homemade pudding started at a young age. It has always been one of my favorite foods. It has been my comfort food since I was a kid. 

However, I did not grow up eating the famous box mix of pudding. We also didn’t eat those prepackaged pudding cups. My mom made the real stuff not the prepackaged mix kind. 

My mom made almost all our food from scratch. Homemade baked goods and foods were normal at house. Prepackaged, premixed, boxed food were a rare treat. 

None of the food we ate were fancy or complicated. My mom cooked simple basic recipes using everyday ingredients that she had on hand. 

Homemade Vanilla Pudding without eggs

My mom’s recipes are still some of my favorites. Her lemon bars, coconut bars, and pancakes are still recipes that we make all the time. 

Homemade pudding is fairly basic to make. I doubt my mom even used a recipe for it, she just made it using milk, sugar, and a few other ingredients that she had on hand. 

Most recipes for homemade vanilla pudding contain eggs. Homemade vanilla pudding is basically a type of custard. It contains egg, sugar, milk, vanilla, and a thickener like cornstarch. 

I have a homemade vanilla pudding recipe that I love. I shared it years ago. The pictures need updated, but I still love and make that recipe. 

Recently though when I was sick I really wanted homemade pudding, but I only had a couple of eggs. I knew that it would be awhile before I made it to the store for more eggs so I didn’t want to use them up in pudding. 

Homemade Vanilla Pudding without eggs

I decided to see if I could come up with an egg free vanilla pudding.

Some of my best recipes happen this way. Using what you have on hand forces you to get creative. 

I did some searching online and in my cookbooks. Almost all of the recipes contained eggs, so I knew I was going to have to just try some things to see if they worked. 

The end result was delicious! It was so good. It was not quite as rich and creamy as a pudding with eggs. Without the eggs it was not quite like a custard, but it was still really good. 

Homemade pudding without eggs would be great for when you don’t have eggs on hand. Or as a way to make homemade pudding less expensive. It is also a great dessert recipe to have on hand for those that can’t have eggs. 

Homemade Vanilla Pudding without eggs recipe

Yield: 6 servings

Homemade Vanilla Pudding without Eggs

Homemade Vanilla Pudding without Eggs

Homemade Vanilla Pudding is an easy make at home treat using basic ingredients.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup cream or half and half (both work cream makes it richer)
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstach
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Instructions

  1. In a pan combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Whisk in milk, cream (or half and half).
  2. Cook on medium to medium high heat, while continuing to whisk. Cook until the mixture starts to boil and thicken. You don't need to whisk constantly but you do need to stir or whisk often so that it doesn't burn.
  3. As soon as the mixture boils reduce heat to low. Continue stirring until mixture thickens. This will take 2-3 more minutes. It will thicken more as it cools, but you do want it to be a pudding like texture.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and butter.
  5. Pour mixture into individual sized bowls or into a large bowl. Serve warm or cover with plastic wrap pressed directly on pudding to prevent a skin from forming on the top. Refrigerate until serving.

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Microwave Omelet

Eggs are one of my favorite quick, easy, inexpensive gluten free meals. You can keep them basic by just frying or boiling them or you can change them up and make an omelet or use them in salads and sandwiches. They are one of the most versatile, inexpensive proteins that you can serve. And they are gluten free!

I love the microwave omelet that is on the menu plan this week. It is a great gluten free meal for just one or two people. I have been changing it up with all kinds of fillings and ingredients and will share them soon.

Here is this week’s gluten free menu plan. I made notes next to the ingredients that are gluten free, but as always read labels to be sure the ingredients are safe for your family.

Breakfast

Fluffy Gluten Free Pancakes

Fluffy Gluten Free Pancakes

Gluten Free Dairy Free Banana Bread

Gluten Free Dairy Free Banana Bread

Microwave Omelet

Microwave Omelet

Dinner

Gluten Free Dinner Roll

Creamy Potato Soup with Gluten Free Dinner Rolls

Breakfast Chili

Breakfast Chili-Breakfast for Dinner

Gluten free Deep Dish Pizza

Gluten Free Deep Dish Pizza

Fold Over Enchiladas 

Oven Grilled Cheese

Oven Grilled Cheese with Gluten Free Bread

pan cooked salmon with cilantro lime rice

Pan Cooked Salmon with Cilantro Lime Rice

Gluten Free Dessert of the Week

Homemade Chocolate Pudding

Dairy Free Chocolate Pudding or Homemade Chocolate Pudding

 

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Chocolate and bananas are a classic combination. In this gluten free banana bread they are combined to make the best gluten free chocolate banana bread! 

Gluten Free Chocolate Banana Bread

Gluten free can be easy and delicious. It can also be so good that no one will know that it is gluten free. 

I love serving a non gluten free person a gluten free baked good that they don’t realize is gluten free.

I can’t tell you how many times I have served gluten free desserts or quick breads like this one to someone who ate two or three servings before they knew it was gluten free. 

Those recipes are the ones that I share with you. I am constantly trying new things when it comes to gluten free cooking and baking, but not all of the recipes are worth sharing here. 

Gluten Free Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe

The recipes I share here with you are the tried and true gluten free recipes. The recipes that I serve family and friends that are not gluten free. They are the gluten free recipes that are not only easy to make they are so good you can’t tell that they are gluten free. 

This gluten free chocolate banana bread is more of a dessert, but my family has been known many times to eat it for breakfast. No matter when you eat it, I think that you will enjoy it. 

Can I freeze banana bread?

Yes, banana bread freezes great. Bake the bread, let it cool, wrap well, and freeze. Defrost, slice, and serve. You can also bake it, let it cool, slice it, and then freeze the slices for easy breakfasts, lunches, and snacks. 

Gluten Free Chocolate Banana Bread

What do I need to make gluten free banana bread? 

  • white rice flour
  • potato starch
  • tapioca starch
  • xanthan gum
  • dutch processed cocoa
  • baking soda
  • salt
  • bananas
  • oil
  • brown sugar
  • egg
  • vanilla
  • gluten free chocolate chips

Can I use a gluten free blend to make gluten free banana bread? 

I get asked that question a lot and the answer is that it depends. 

The reality is that I have found that in order to get the best desserts you need individual gluten free flours not blends. That is against popular opinion but I have found it true more times than not. 

Yes, a blend will get you good results. Using the individual flours will get you the best results. They will get you a dessert that will have people coming back for more. For this recipe it is worth it to make it just as it is written with the individual flours

Gluten Free Chocolate Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips

Yield: 1 loaf

Gluten Free Chocolate Banana Bread

Gluten Free Chocolate Banana Bread

Gluten free banana bread so good that no one will know that it is gluten free.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons white rice flour
  • 1/4 cup potato starch
  • 1/4 cup tapioca starch
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1/2 cup dutch processed cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup gluten free chocolate chips.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a loaf pan and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl combine rice flour, potato starch, tapioca starch, xanthan gum, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl mash bananas. Stir in oil, sugar, egg, and vanilla, Stir until combined.
  5. Stir in flour cocoa mixture and stir just until combined.
  6. Stir in chocolate chips.
  7. Spread batter into loaf pan.
  8. Bake for 55- 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Let cool in pan for about 10 minutes. Then remove to wire rack to finish cooling.
  10. Slice and serve.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 310Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 207mgCarbohydrates: 44gFiber: 3gSugar: 23gProtein: 4g

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This easy One Pot Spaghetti Recipe is a delicious dinner that will be on the table in less than 30 minutes!

One Pot Spaghetti Recipe

If you have read my site for long you know that I love quick and easy recipes. I love to cook and spend all day in the kitchen, but the reality is that my day to day recipes need to be quick and easy.

I first heard about one pot spaghetti when Laura at Organizing Junkie had a recipe for it on her menu plan.

I was intrigued with the idea, but I knew it needed to be adapted to fit my family’s likes and tastes. That was over ten years ago.

Long time readers might remember when I first shared this recipe way back in 2010. It has been a favorite with my family and readers since then.

One Pot Spaghetti Recipe

In the time since I first shared this recipe, one pot spaghetti and one pot recipes have gained in popularity. Cooking dinner in one pot makes not only the cooking part easy, but also the clean up.

The fewer dishes that we have to wash the better! 

Ten years ago I took the basic idea, and changed quite a few things to make it fit our needs and tastes. 

This recipe has become a reader favorite since I first shared it years ago.

Quick and easy recipes that use basic ingredients are what most of us need for busy weeknight dinners. I can see why so many readers have loved this recipe. 

Since I still make this recipe all the time I decided it was time for a quick update. The actual recipe is still the same. I make it the same way I made it ten years ago. The pictures though were long overdue for an update thought. 

I love hearing from long time readers, so if you have made my One Pot Spaghetti Recipe before I would love to hear your thoughts. You can rate the recipe or leave a comment letting me know. 

One Pot Spaghetti Recipe

Ingredients Needed For One Pot Spaghetti

  • Ground Beef or SausageEither one works. Use what you have or can get on sale. 
  • Spaghetti SauceThe original recipe I saw years ago had you using tomato paste and water, this would work, but I thought I would get much better flavor from using a jar of spaghetti sauce. A jar of spaghetti sauce makes it easy and flavorful. Plus I almost always have a jar of spaghetti sauce on hand. 
  • MushroomsI also changed it and used fresh mushrooms instead of canned, you can leave the mushrooms out all together if you don’t like them.
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Chicken Broth
  • Water
  • Spaghetti- Gluten free pasta works
  • Parmesan Cheese – Optional but really good. 

Can I Make One Pot Spaghetti Gluten Free?

Yes, you can. I make it gluten free all the time. Use your favorite gluten free pasta and read labels to be sure your ingredients are gluten free and you will have an easy one pot gluten free dinner. 

Yield: 8 servings

One Pot Spaghetti

One Pot Spaghetti

One Pot Spaghetti is a quick and easy dinner. It uses basic ingredients and can be made in 30 minutes or less.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef or sausage
  • 8 ounce fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 14 ounce can chicken broth (or homemade)
  • 1 - 26 ounce (or so) jar of spaghetti sauce
  • ½ cup water
  • 8 ounces uncooked spaghetti, broken into pieces, gluten free pasta works great for a gluten free version
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan cook meat and onion until onion is tender and meat is browned.
  2. Drain any fat off and return to pan.
  3. Add mushrooms and garlic and cook until mushrooms are tender.
  4. Add broth, spaghetti sauce, and water and bring to a boil.
  5. Add noodles and reduce heat.
  6. Cover and cook 17-20 minutes or until noodles are tender. You will need to stir this occasionally and add more water if necessary. Some brands of pasta, especially gluten free pasta may need an extra 1/4 cup or so of water as it cooks.
  7. Stir in Parmesan cheese if using.
  8. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

To make this gluten free use gluten free pasta and read labels to be sure the ingredients are gluten free.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8 servings

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 552Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 68mgSodium: 2258mgCarbohydrates: 61gFiber: 10gSugar: 23gProtein: 28g
Originally posted November 2010. Updated March 2020. 

 

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