One Pot Cheesy Spaghetti - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


One Pot Cheesy Spaghetti

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Servings:Makes 6 servingsServing Size:1 1/2 cupsRecipe Cost:$9.86 Cost per Serving:$1.64


  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chilies, do not drain
  • 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes, do not drain
  • 2 cups water
  • 8 ounces whole-wheat spaghetti, uncooked and broken in half
  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In a large pot, add onion and ground turkey. Cook on medium-high heat until turkey has browned.
  2. Add garlic powder, chili powder and oregano. Stir to mix.
  3. Add both cans of diced tomatoes, water and spaghetti. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally to make sure that spaghetti is submerged. Reduce heat to simmer and cover.
  4. Cook for about 15 minutes or until spaghetti is done, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add cheese, turn off heat and cover with lid until cheese melts
    (about 2-4 minutes).
Source: Adapted from USDA What’s Cooking?

320 calories; 11g total fat; 3g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 55mg cholesterol; 390mg sodium; 34g carbohydrate; 2g fiber; 4g sugar; 0g added sugar; 24g protein; 0% Daily Value of vitamin D; 10% Daily Value of calcium; 15% Daily Value of iron; 6% Daily Value of potassium.