Rating: 4 stars
37 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 24
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 3

This hearty spaghetti casserole recipe makes dinner a snap on busy weeknights. Using cottage cheese helps keep it low-fat.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
bake:
20 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain.

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  • Return spaghetti to warm saucepan. Stir butter into hot pasta until melted. Stir in egg and Parmesan cheese; set aside.

  • Meanwhile, in a medium skillet cook ground beef, onion, sweet pepper, and garlic until meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain. Stir in tomato sauce and oregano; heat through.

  • Coat a 9-inch pie plate with nonstick cooking spray. Press spaghetti mixture onto bottom and up sides of pie plate, forming a crust. Spread cottage cheese on the top and up the sides of pasta crust. Spread meat mixture over cottage cheese. Sprinkle with shredded mozzarella cheese.

  • Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly and heated through. To serve, cut into wedges.

Nutrition Facts

270 calories; fat 11g; cholesterol 76mg; saturated fat 6g; carbohydrates 20g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 3g; protein 21g; vitamin a 340.1IU; vitamin c 10mg; thiamin 0.2mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 2.6mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 48.4mcg; vitamin b12 1.1mcg; sodium 500mg; potassium 211mg; calcium 161.5mg; iron 2mg.
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