Turkey Spaghetti Bake

Ground turkey is a delicious alternative to ground beef in this family-pleasing casserole.

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  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
(7-oz.) pkg. spaghetti, broken into thirds
1
lb. ground turkey
1/2
cup chopped onion
1
garlic clove, minced
2
teaspoons sugar
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
(28-oz.) can tomatoes, undrained, cut up
1
(6-oz.) can tomato paste
1
(4-oz.) can mushroom pieces and stems, drained
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cook spaghetti to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 375°F. In large saucepan or Dutch oven, brown ground turkey with onion and garlic; drain if necessary. Stir in sugar, oregano, basil, salt, pepper, tomatoes, tomato paste and mushrooms. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in cooked spaghetti.
  • 3 Place half of spaghetti mixture in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish; sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Top with remaining spaghetti mixture; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.* Bake at 375°F. for 30 to 40 minutes or until bubbly.
  • 1 Cook spaghetti to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 375°F. In large saucepan or Dutch oven, brown ground turkey with onion and garlic; drain if necessary. Stir in sugar, oregano, basil, salt, pepper, tomatoes, tomato paste and mushrooms. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in cooked spaghetti.
  • 3 Place half of spaghetti mixture in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish; sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Top with remaining spaghetti mixture; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.* Bake at 375°F. for 30 to 40 minutes or until bubbly.

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* At this point, casserole can be covered and refrigerated several hours. Bake as directed above.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
1020mg
1020%;
Total Carbohydrate
44g
44%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
30g
30%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.