This easy Spaghetti with Peppers and Onions recipe is so perfect for busy weeknights. While it tastes just like your mom’s spaghetti recipe, you only need a fraction of the time to make it!
Weeknight meals are most definitely the most difficult in our house and I am pretty sure most houses! Spaghetti with Peppers and Onions is a great quick weeknight dinner that requires little hands-on cooking time! And, even though is a quick dinner recipe, it will still taste just as good as mom’s spaghetti!
Spaghetti with Peppers and Onions is one of my go to meals for freezer meals AND busy weeknights. It is such an easy spaghetti recipe that, on the night I cook it, I just usually double the ingredients and put half into a container in the freezer for a later date.
One tip: I typically do all the knife work for recipes the day I bring my groceries home so it is all ready to go when I get ready to cook. This makes is super easy to make spaghetti recipes super fast.
If you are wondering how to make homemade spaghetti sauce that doesn’t have to simmer all day long, this easy spaghetti recipe is exactly what you need. Even though the sauce doesn’t simmer for long, it is still so flavorful and makes the best homemade spaghetti.
If you want to freeze this homemade spaghetti, put it in a lightly greased casserole dish after the last step. Cover with plastic wrap and freeze. Thaw the night before you want to cook it. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bake, covered with foil, for 40 minutes.
If you like this Spaghetti with Peppers and Onions, be sure to try these other great spaghetti recipes:
- BLT Spaghetti
- Butternut Squash, Kale and Walnut Spaghetti
- Three Cheese Baked Spaghetti
- Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs
Essential items for this recipe:
- Large pot
- Large saucepan
- Kitchen utensils
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This homemade spaghetti recipe is the perfect quick and easy dinner idea. Double the recipe and freeze half to enjoy it later without any additional prep required.
- 1 red bell pepper sliced
- 1 green bell pepper sliced
- 1 onion sliced
- 1 tsp garlic
- 2 tsp olive oil
- 8 oz spaghetti
- 15 oz can tomato sauce
- 1 tsp dried basil
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
Prepare the spaghetti for 2 minutes shorter than the package directions say. Drain.
In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add peppers and onions and saute for 5 minutes. Add garlic and saute for an additional minute.
Sprinkle basil and oregano over peppers and onions. Add tomato sauce. Simmer for 5 minutes.
Add pasta to pepper mixture and toss to combine. Cook over medium heat for another 2 minutes. Sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese.
- To freeze, put the spaghetti in a lightly greased casserole dish. Thaw the night before you want to cook it. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bake, covered with foil, for 40 minutes.