I came up with this kid-friendly Southwestern recipe one afternoon when I was using up leftover spaghetti and ground beef. When I'm lucky enough to have extra time, I make two batches and freeze one. —Johanna Van Ness, Wichita, KS
Every time that I make this cheesy dish, I get requests for the recipe. It puts a different spin on spaghetti and is great for any meal. The leftovers, if there are any, also freeze well for a quick dinner later in the week. —Ruth Koberna, Brecksville, Ohio
"This cheesy chicken and pasta dish freezes well, so you can take one casserole to a potluck and save the second for another time," suggests Debbi Smith of Crossett, Arkansas. "It makes a quick, comforting meal."
I actually created this chicken spaghetti recipe out of desperation. My son Charlie was a picky eater when he was young, so I put together some of the things he likes. To this day, he says it's his favorite dish! —Ann Robinson, Dauphin Island, Alabama
Norene Wright from Manilla, Indiana uses just six simple ingredients to prepare this hearty spaghetti casserole. "Garnish it with Parmesan cheese and serve it with a tossed salad and garlic bread," she recommends.
I wish I could claim credit for this recipe...but I've only helped make it for
Farm Bureau suppers. With a cheese sauce and beef spaghetti layers, it has real kid appeal.—Vera Chalfant, Parker City, Indiana
The rich, sour cream-coated noodles in this recipe resembles
Stroganoff. Now that I'm cooking for two, I appreciate the fact that this dish yields only four servings.—Martha Sherman, New Holstein, Wisconsin
I got this recipe from a local radio cooking program. It's easy to assemble and features traditional pizza ingredients over a unique noodle "crust". Get ready to dish out the recipe!—Shelly Ryun, Malvern, Iowa