Cheese Spaghetti


When low on cash, cheese spaghetti is quick, filling, cheap, and very tasty, although not a great choice for the lactose intolerant. Use your desired amount of cheese (1 pound of cheese would be the most), and your desired amount of pepper and garlic.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 1 pound spaghetti

  • ¼ cup butter

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 1 pound diced processed American cheese

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.

  2. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  3. Return pasta to pot and place over low heat. Stir in butter until melted. Stir in milk and cheese until melted and smooth. Season with garlic powder and pepper and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

960 Calories
49g Fat
88g Carbs
41g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 960
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 49g 63%
Saturated Fat 30g 151%
Cholesterol 138mg 46%
Sodium 1785mg 78%
Total Carbohydrate 88g 32%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 41g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 675mg 52%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 486mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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