Cheesey Spaghetti Casserole

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This Cheese Lover’s Spaghetti Casserole Recipe will change the way you look at spaghetti. Here we find layers of spaghetti with meat sauce topped with loads of shredded mozzarella and shredded parmesan. It's a cheese lovers dream. This is an easy ground beef casserole recipes idea that starts with browning the meat and then mixing in with some premade pasta sauce. The al dente spaghetti noodles are mixed in with cream cheese, and then the meat sauce for a flavorful combination. Once that part of the recipe is complete, you can work on the mozzarella cheese sauce that combines butter, milk and mozzarella cheese for a sauce that is similar to alfredo sauce. It's easy to make and will take this casserole recipe over the top. You'll need a nine by 13-inch baking dish sprayed with some nonstick cooking spray. You'll start the casserole recipe by layering half of the spaghetti mixture in the bottom of the baking dish. This casserole recipe is the ultimate comfort food recipe, a combination of spaghetti, creamy sauce and loads of cheese. You can enjoy this delicious recipe any day of the week; it's one the whole family is sure to love.

This casserole recipe idea calls for ground chuck. Ground chuck is the most popular ground of beef on the market. Ground chuck comes from the shoulder and neck area of the cow and is usually quite fatty and for this reason has quite a bit of flavoring. Beef muscle meat can be cut into different things from short ribs, beef roasts, or steaks such as filet mignon, sirloin steaks, rump steak, rib steak, rib eye steak, and hanger steak. Some beef cuts are processed into food items such as beef jerky and corned beef, and the beef trimmings, which are typically mixed with meat from older, more lean cattle, are ground and minced for use in sausage recipes. The United States, China, and Brazil are the world's three largest consumers of beef.

When it comes to making recipes that contain beef, it's always a good idea to get ground beef that comes from happy cows. Free range grass fed beef ensures that the cows are not fed with corn or soy based diet. Free range beef is beef that has been raised on grass pasture and allowed to get fresh air. The cows have a diet that is full of nutrient-rich grasses and pasture forage. Hopefully, the cows have been able to get plenty of outdoor time to graze and get some fresh air. When you eat beef that comes from happy cows, you can feel better about what you eat. This easy pasta casserole for cheese lover's spaghetti casserole is just one of the recipes you will find on the Mrs. Happy Homemaker recipe site. Other recipes you will find include casserole recipes, main dish recipes, side dish, dessert recipes, breakfast ideas, healthy eating recipes, beverage ideas, and more. You will also find travel ideas, household tips and so much more on this site. *

Nutrition Facts for: Cheese Lovers Spaghetti Casserole from Mrs Happy Homemaker
Ingredients: Ground chuck, onion, cloves of garlic, spaghetti sauce, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, spaghetti noodles, cream cheese, butter, all purpose flour, milk, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings.* Per Serving: Calories 756, Calories from Fat 256, Total Fat 28.4g 44%, Saturated Fat 16.6g 83%, Cholesterol 118mg 39%, Sodium 8949mg 373%, Potassium 1056mg 30%, Carbohydrates 95.1g 32%, Dietary Fiber 3.4g 14%, Sugars 3.8g, Protein 33.8g, Vitamin A 18%, Vitamin C 6%, Calcium 68%, Iron 27%

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