July 2, 2016

One Pan Spaghetti

This is one of the most easiest and delicious one pan meal which is prepared by arranging all the veggies and spaghetti in a pan and cooked along with the seasoning and water or stock. The slow cooking process helps the pasta to cook perfect with full of flavour. No extra techniques like sautéing, frying are required in this recipe and all you have to do is, arrange the veggies in the pan according to the picture given below and cook in a low flame to get a tasty and yummy pasta. Variations can also be done by including meat, pesto, tomato sauce etc. 

Recipe source - Inspired by Martha Stewart

Ingredients :

45 gms Spaghetti
10 - 15 Cherry Tomatoes, cut into halves
Handful of fresh Basil leaves
1 Onion, thinly sliced 
1 Green Bell pepper, thinly sliced
Few fresh Thyme 
1 Tbsp Olive oil 
4 Garlic pods, peeled and chopped finely
Salt to taste 
1 Tsp Soya sauce 
1 Tsp Fish sauce ( optional ) 
1/2 Tsp Pepper powder 
2 1/2 Cups Water or Chicken stock 
3 - 4 Tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated 

Method :

Arrange all the veggies and spaghetti as given in the picture.

Add fish sauce followed by soya sauce, olive oil, salt and pepper powder to the pan.

Add the measured amount of water or stock to the pan.

Simmer the flame and cook till the spaghetti gets cooked and becomes completely dry.

Add the grated cheese evenly on the cooked spaghetti and remove from the flame.

Serve hot.

Notes :

Preferably use non stick pan to avoid the pasta getting stuck on the pan.

Gently mix in the middle of cooking so that pasta gets evenly cooked.

Adjust the quantity of pepper and cheese according to taste bud.

Variations can also be done by adding pesto, tomato sauce, extra seasoning, olives etc.


  1. What a great one pot meal I have never cooked spaghetti in this way.I always boil , drain and then add to sauce.

  2. Nice and interesting one pan meal..