1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
2 teaspoons salt
4 cups water
1/2 pound spaghetti, broken into 2-inch pieces (about 2 1/2 cups)
1 (14 1/2 ounce) can tomatoes, cut in bite-size pieces
3/4 cup ketchup
Grated parmesan cheese
In large deep skillet sprayed with nonstick spray, sauté first 4 ingredients.
Sprinkle with salt; stir in water. Bring mixture to a boil; add spaghetti. Cook, uncovered, for 12 to 15 minutes until spaghetti is tender.
Stir in tomatoes and ketchup; simmer about 10 minutes to blend flavors.
Pass the Parmesan cheese.