Kidspot Kitchen

Kidspot Kitchen

Vegemite spaghetti recipe

Vegemite spaghetti is a great budget dish that has just three ingredients. If you like Vegemite then this pasta is for you. Find more on Kidspot New Zealand.



  • 375g thin spaghetti
  • 50g butter
  • 1 tbsp Vegemite


Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil and cook the pasta until al dente. Save a cup of pasta water and drain the pasta into a colander.

Return the pot to the heat and melt the butter. Add the Vegemite into the butter with a splash of pasta water and combine. 

Return the pasta to the pot and stir to coat the pasta in the sauce.

Serve in warm bowls with Parmesan cheese if you prefer.


  • This will become a kid's favourite dish but I find it disturbing that there are no vegetables!
  • If you have no money until payday then this is a great dish for you. This will fill your tummy for less than $5 and is vitamin B rich.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.