Irene's "Spaghili" (Spa Gilly).

Sandra Allen


My mom in law was the best cook I have ever known. Sorry mom...
She introduced me to Spaghili...spaghetti with chili in it. I have never made it any other way since. Now it's time to let someone else try it. Are you feeling adventurous?


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  • 8-10 oz
    angel hair pasta
  • 1 26.5 oz. can(s)
    spaghetti sauce: my fav' is four cheeses
  • 1 14 oz. can(s)
    black olives, sliced
  • 1 12 oz. can(s)
    mushroom pieces
  • 1 c
    cheese, shredded: my fav' is co-jack
  • 1 can(s)
    chili with beans: my fav' is nalley's cheese or onion

How to Make Irene's "Spaghili" (Spa Gilly).


  1. Boil your pasta as you would for spaghetti.
  2. When drained, pour in can of sauce. You can make your own if you prefer.
  3. Add olives, mushrooms and cheese.
  4. Add can of chili. Mix all well and let sit on low heat till the juices and cheese blend in. You can also bake it for 30 minutes at 300 degrees with foil on top.
    If you like, sprinkle some shredded cheese on top just before serving.

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About Irene's "Spaghili" (Spa Gilly).

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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