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Live Well Alabama recipe, Skillet Spaghetti.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – This Food Friday, Live Well Alabama is cooking Skillet Spaghetti. This recipe is sure to please the whole family. One pot meals are a great way to use lots of healthy vegetables, and cleanup is a breeze.


  • 1 jar pasta sauce, 28 ounces
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 12-ounce package spaghetti, broken in half
  • 2 medium zucchini, peeled and diced very small
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • Add cooked hamburger for a meal with meat.


In a large skillet, mix pasta sauce and water. Bring to a boil. Add spaghetti and zucchini. Stir well. Make sure spaghetti is covered by the sauce. Add water if needed. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes. Stir often. Add water if needed. Top with cheese.

Live Well Alabama

Live Well Alabama is a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Education (SNAP-Ed) initiative developed by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University. This initiative reaches residents across the state with research-based education.

“Our goal is to raise awareness of healthy lifestyle choices,” said Sondra Parmer, Alabama Extension specialist with SNAP-Ed. “Through this initiative, we hope individuals with limited budgets will make healthy food choices and choose physically active lifestyles.”

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. Live Well Alabama provides numerous recipes that are simple and budget-friendly.

More Information

Download a PDF of the Skillet Spaghetti recipe.

Live Well Alabama has additional recipes that can be found on the Alabama Extension website.

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