Bacon-Spaghetti Casserole

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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