This easy skillet spaghetti pizza is a big hit here in this house. It takes only one pan and about 30 minutes to make which makes it a hit with mommy, too! This is the perfect weeknight meal if you are in a hurry to feed your family. Make it vegetarian for Meatless Monday if you want, or add sausage, pepperoni, meatballs, etc. Fresh herbs are a huge plus, however, you can used dried herbs as well. If you grow your own herbs in the summer, check out my post on how to preserve fresh herbs for use all year long!
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Tips for Making This Spaghetti Pizza Recipe:
Homemade spaghetti pizza is a quick and easy weeknight meal. It is very simple to make but I thought I would share a few tips for making it:
- You will need to use a saute pan that is about 3 inches high on the sides. I find that a deep cast iron skillet works well.
- Add spaghetti sauce, water, and pasta broken into 2 inch pieces. Don’t forget to break the pasta!
- You want most of the liquid gone so keep it covered but cracked a little bit. If it is still too watery just take the lid off for the last 5 minutes.
- Top with cheese, green onions, and fresh herbs if you are using them. You can also add pepperoni, meatballs, or whatever skillet pizza toppings you are craving.
- Broil it a minute or two to brown the top
- Take your spaghetti pizza out and let cool 10 or 15 minutes before serving. If you don’t let it cool a bit, it will fall apart more.
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Skillet Spaghetti Pizza Recipe
- 1 pound bulk sausage, cooked and drained
- 2 cloves garlic (minced)
- 1 cup diced bell pepper
- 1/2 cup diced onion
- 1/2 pound whole wheat thin spaghetti (break into 2 inch pieces)
- 1 jar spaghetti sauce
- 2 cups water
- 8 ounces shredded mozzarella
- diced green onion and fresh basil/oregano minced to sprinkle on top (optional)
- You will need to use a saute pan that is about 3 inches high on the sides. After you cook and drain the sausage put it back into the same pan and add the garlic, onion, and bell pepper. Saute 2 or 3 minutes.
- Add spaghetti sauce, water, and pasta broken into 2 inch pieces.
- Simmer 15 minutes or so over medium heat. You want most of the liquid gone so keep it covered but cracked a little bit. If it is still too watery just take the lid off for the last 5 minutes.
- Top with cheese, green onions, and fresh herbs if you are using them. Stick under the broiler for a few minutes to melt and brown the top.
- Take out and let cool 10 or 15 minutes before serving
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 436Total Fat: 30gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 71mgSodium: 984mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 2gSugar: 4gProtein: 21g
Nutrition information not always accurate
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Diane has a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology with a Minor in Health Management and Policy. She spent many years working in cancer research, academics, and biotechnology. Concern over the growing incidence of human disease and the birth of her children led her to begin living a more natural life. She quickly realized that the information she was learning along the way could be beneficial to many others and started blogging as a way to share this knowledge with others. While passionate about health and the environment she can’t quite give up her favorite Cheetos and Diet Coke! Learn more about her HERE.