Make Spaghetti Soup for #MeatlessMonday!

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A simple, delicious soup that gives you all the flavors of Spaghetti on a spoon! Give my Spaghetti Soup a try this Meatless Monday. It is a bowl full of homemade goodness that will warm everyone. It’s also all in one pot – so less dishes!!

Spaghetti Soup

I actually started making a version of this as a teenager. I would just bowl a single portion of pasta, pour in one of those small cans of tomato sauce, and then stir in a packet each of Parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes that we always had leftover from pizza. To be honest – it hasn’t changed all that much in the last 20 years. Sometime you just don’t need to mess with something so simple yet delicious.

I usually serve this with some bread sticks and a quick Caesar salad. I have also mixed in some mini-meatballs or some chunks of sausage to make it a little more hearty. This is a great budget-friendly meal that is sure to please your kids. Soups are a great meal for the colder months and you really don’t need a lot of time to get a ton of flavor out of them.

Spaghetti Soup

I pulled the recipe straight out of my cookbook to share with you all. If you like it and want to see more family weeknight meal ideas – please check it out. It is called Homemade on a Weeknight: A Family Cookbook by Estelle Forrest and it is available in Paperback and eBook Versions.


Spaghetti Soup

A simple, delicious soup that gives you all the flavors of Spaghetti on a spoon!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword soup, soup recipes, spaghetti soup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6


  • lb Medium Shell Pasta
  • 2 15 oz cans Tomato Puree
  • 1 9 oz can Tomato Paste
  • 1 cup Parmesan Cheese Grated
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 tsp Coarse Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Basil
  • 1 tsp Parsley
  • 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes


  • Prepare all of the ingredients
  • In a large pot, bring water to boil for the pasta. Add pasta and prepare as directed on the package. Drain all but 3 cups of pasta water and pasta from pot.
  • Stir in tomato pasta and puree, as well as the seasonings. Reduce heat to medium and let simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in Parmesan cheese and serve.

Published by Estelle Forrest

I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. I have lived in the Pacific Northwest for most of my adult life and plan to stay forever – while traveling a lot. I am currently running a General Contracting business with my husband out of our home. Between us we have 6 kids in our blended family, 4 of which live with us full-time. We are a highly active family during the week – sports, bands, dance classes – as well as on the weekend – camping, hiking, car shows, and concerts. We like to go go go, but when it comes to dinnertime, we mostly like to dine-in! I love to create things with my hands and have probably tried almost every craft out there at least once or twice. Cooking is a huge part of my life. No matter what anyone says – you can taste the difference in the food if it was made with love. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me, but to the people I care about.

2 thoughts on “Make Spaghetti Soup for #MeatlessMonday!

  1. marilyn1998 – United States – Marilyn is the owner, writer, and most times photographer at Marilyn's Treats. She loves to learn new things and is always improving her recipes, blog designs and articles. If you need guidance she is there to help but is the first to remind you most everything she does is an adventure in trial and error. Come visit in her office/kitchen and see what trouble she is brewing up now!
    marilyn1998 says:

    Thank you for sharing at #OverTheMoon. Pinned and shared. Have a lovely week. I hope to see you at next week’s party too! Please stay safe and healthy. Come party with us at Over The Moon! Catapult your content Over The Moon! @marilyn_lesniak @EclecticRedBarn

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