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Cheesy Spaghetti Bake

Ingredients

6 Servings12 Servings24 Servings
Spaghetti, dry, whole wheat1 cup2 cup4 cup
Egg0.5 egg1 egg2 egg
Milk, 1% (low-fat) or fat-free0.25 cup0.5 cup1 cup
Salt0.25 tsp0.5 tsp1 tsp
Turkey, ground10 oz20 oz40 oz
Onion, small, chopped0.5 onion1 onion2 onion
Cheese, mozzarella, shredded, part-skim, divided in half1 oz2 oz4 oz
Oregano1 Tbsp2 Tbsp4 Tbsp

Directions

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. 2. For 24 servings, grease a 11x7x2 baking dish. (For 12 servings, grease 8x8x1 1/4 baking dish.)
  3. 3. Cook spaghetti as package directions indicate; drain.
  4. 4. In a large bowl, beat the egg, milk and salt; add spaghetti, oregano, and half the cheese called for. Toss to coat.
  5. 5. Transfer to greased baking dish.
  6. 6. Brown meat and chopped onion; drain. Add spaghetti sauce and mix well. Spoon over pasta.
  7. 7. Bake, uncovered, at 350 F for 20 minutes.
  8. 8. Sprinkle with the rest of the shredded cheese and bake 10 minutes more. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size 3/4 cup (189g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 329 From Fat 66
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Sat. Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 357mg 15%
Total Carb 47g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 21g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 10% Iron 20%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Food For Thought

Adding meat to spaghetti is a great way to increase your child's protein. Using lean meats like turkey allows them to get plenty of protein without the added fat.

CACFP Crediting

For 3-5 years olds; Lunch/Supper. Must serve all of the following:

  • Grain/Bread
  • Meat/Meat Alternate