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Casserole Italiano

 Casserole Italiano
I got this recipe from my sister...Our families think it's very tasty. Using prepared spaghetti sauce saves the time-consuming step of making your own sauce. --Nancy Schmidt, Delhi, California
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour


  • 1-1/2 pounds ground turkey or beef
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) spaghetti sauce
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  • In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat
  • is no longer pink; drain. Add the spaghetti sauce, water and
  • seasonings.
  • In a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish, layer half of the potatoes
  • and meat mixture; repeat layers. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 50
  • minutes. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 10 minutes longer or until the
  • potatoes are tender. Yield: 6 servings.
Serve Casserole Italiano with warmed breadsticks and tomato wedges drizzled with Italian salad dressing.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 353 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 15 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 1,034 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 26 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.