Bacon-Spaghetti Casserole

Looking for a pasta dinner? Then check out this hearty bacon-spaghetti casserole for a warm meal.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

1
(7-oz.) pkg. uncooked spaghetti, broken into thirds
1/2
lb. bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2
cup chopped onion
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
1
(28-oz.) can whole tomatoes, undrained, cut up
8
oz. (2 cups) shredded American cheese

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  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Cook spaghetti to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with hot water.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Drain bacon on paper towels; set aside. Drain all but 1 tablespoon bacon drippings from skillet.
  • 3 Stir in onion and bell pepper; cook until crisp-tender. Add cooked spaghetti, bacon, tomatoes and 1 1/2 cups of the cheese; mix well. Place in ungreased 2-quart casserole.
  • 4 Bake at 325°F. for 45 to 60 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Cook spaghetti to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with hot water.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Drain bacon on paper towels; set aside. Drain all but 1 tablespoon bacon drippings from skillet.
  • 3 Stir in onion and bell pepper; cook until crisp-tender. Add cooked spaghetti, bacon, tomatoes and 1 1/2 cups of the cheese; mix well. Place in ungreased 2-quart casserole.
  • 4 Bake at 325°F. for 45 to 60 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
460
(
Calories from Fat
220),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
1090mg
1090%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
35%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.