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(1 rating)
Recipe by
Cassandra Alderman
Joplin, MO

I got this recipe from my mother-in-law. This dish is one of my husband's all time favorite dishes. It's such a major hit with my family so I thought I would share!

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For cavatini

  • 1 lb
    ground beef or turkey
  • 3 types of pasta (regular or whole wheat), 1 cup each.
  • 1 md
    green pepper, chopped
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 15 1/2 oz
    spaghetti sauce
  • 6 oz
  • 1 pkg
    mozz. cheese
  • 1
    container of cottage cheese

How To Make cavatini

  • 1
    Brown beef, onions and peppers. Cook until onions are clear, drain. While beef is cooking cook the pasta.
  • 2
    Once the beef is browned, add the spaghetti sauce and the pepperoni. Drain pasta and mix with meat sauce.
  • 3
    Mix mozz. cheese and cottage cheese together.
  • 4
    Put down a layer of noodles and beef, then a layer of cheese. Then the rest of the noodles and beef. While doing all of this, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • 5
    Bake for 30-35 minutes.

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