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Spaghetti with Peppers and Onions

Spaghetti with Peppers and Onions

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.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 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


  1. Prepare the spaghetti for 2 minutes shorter than the package directions say.  Drain.

  2. 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.

  3. Sprinkle basil and oregano over peppers and onions.  Add tomato sauce. Simmer for 5 minutes.

  4. Add pasta to pepper mixture and toss to combine.  Cook over medium heat for another 2 minutes. Sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese.

Recipe Notes

  • 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.