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southwestern baked spaghetti

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

great casserole. Love the Southwestern spices. Really gives the casserole nice flavor.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For southwestern baked spaghetti

  • 8 oz
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 lg
    egg beaten
  • 1 lb
    ground beef, or ground venison
  • 1/2
    red bell pepper and yellow bell pepper chopped
  • 2
    jalapenos seeded and chopped
  • 1 md
    onion chopped
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    new mexico red chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    each cumin and mexican oregano
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2
    8 oz cans tomato sauce
  • 1 c
    each shredded monterey jack cheese and sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c
    fresh cilantro chopped

How To Make southwestern baked spaghetti

  • 1
    Cook spaghetti in salted water and drain. Mix milk and egg together and stir in the spaghetti. Pour spaghetti in a buttered 9 x 13 casserole pan. Preheat oven 425 degrees.
  • 2
    Brown the beef with the onion, garlic, pepper, and jalapeno. Drain. Add meat back to pan. Stir in spices. Add the tomato sauce and cook 2 minutes.
  • 3
    Pour over spaghetti and top with cheese and cilantro. Bake for about 15 minutes. Until cheese is bubbly and melted.

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