Go Back
+ servings
One Pan Supper Medley
Print

One Pan Supper Medley

Course One Pan Meal
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Joe

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef , 85 lean, 15 fat
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1 heaping tsp dried oregano , dried thyme, and dried basil
  • 1 level tsp ground fennel
  • 1 15 oz . can tomato sauce
  • 1 15 oz . can diced tomatoes
  • 8 oz . spaghetti , broken, (or other pasta like Rotini)
  • 2 1/4 cups water , more if needed
  • 8 oz . frozen peas , thawed
  • 6 oz . Boar's Head yellow American cheese , 3/8 inch diced

Instructions

  • In a 3 quart or larger pan, brown ground beef on medium heat
  • Add tomato sauce and diced tomatoes, salt and spices. Bring to boil.
  • Use the tomato sauce can to add 15 oz. water to the pan, plus 4 or 5 more oz water.
  • Add the pasta, breaking the spaghetti in half. Stir to keep from sticking together.
  • Simmer the sauce and pasta, covered, for 15 to 18 minutes, stirring every 2 or 3 minutes. Add more water if necessary, (the pasta will keep absorbing liquid once off the heat)
  • Test the pasta for tenderness.
  • When nearly al dente, add the frozen peas and diced cheese, stir gently to combine
  • Keep on heat for another minute then turn off heat.
  • Let rest for 1 or 2 minutes, until the cheese has melted.
  • Serve immediately

Notes

Using Rotini pasta will make it easier to stir the sauce. The taste should be the same.