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My *Go To* Meal

This is definitely my *go to* meal for when I am taking a meal to a family with a new baby or someone who's just gotten home from the hospital. It's easy, filling and delicious!
Spaghetti Pie
1 box Kraft spaghetti dinner
2 cans tomato sauce
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup shredded Cheddar
1 cup shredded Mozzarella
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Prepare the sauce as directed on the box. (I like to use only 1 can tomato sauce and 1 can petite diced tomatoes, undrained, for a chunkier sauce). Set sauce aside. Cook spaghetti noodles as directed on the box; drain and rinse with cool water. Toss the cooked spaghetti with the beaten eggs. In a small casserole dish (8x8 or so), layer 1/2 of noodles on bottom. Then top with half of the cheeses. Add the remaining noodles, then pour the sauce over the noodles. Top with the remaining cheese. Bake for 20-25 min. @ 350F.
**Sometimes I add browned ground beef to the sauce--it's really good that way, too!
**This freezes well and also doubles great to make a (9x13) dish.
Now just grab a loaf of garlic bread, a bag of salad, a simple dessert and you've got the perfect meal to take to that family who needs a break!

Comments

Kari said…
That looks so much better than what I ate yesterday! I'm jealous. =)
SmilingSally said…
Thanks for sharing; it sounds easy.
Anonymous said…
Great Recipe and I love your plates!!!

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Just A Gal...
This sounds really quick and looks so good and the items are things I would have in my home most of the time. Thanks for sharing.
Roberta Anne
That looks like the perfect thing to give. Tasty, easy for them... and super easy for you! I like the idea of having a staple meal to give.
Katie
Jadehollow said…
Hi Lora!
I'll have to echo the comments above.. I'm wishing I had a plate full right now lol. Love the china.. it reminds me of my Godmother.
Thanks for stopping by my Show & Tell and leaving such a nice comment today.. I hope you find your way back again real soon.
~Blessed Hugs...
Debbie
steviewren said…
Mmmmm, I'd love to have a hot meal right now. This looks like yummy comfort food.

I love craft day. The pink elephant turned out great.
joyh82 said…
yum, this sounds very good! Thanks for sharing.

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