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
I have made freezer meals for years now, and this is by far my most requested. In fact, I like to make several of these Italian pies at one time so we can have one every week for more than a month! With its lasagna-like flavor, this dish is very tasty when it's hot from the oven. —Linda Remillard, Bonaire, Georgia
"I have five children who are finicky eaters, but they all like this fun variation on traditional pizza," reports Helen Van Norman from Maplewood, Minnesota. Spaghetti noodles for the crust while the delicious sauce and spicy Italian sausage give it authentic flavor.
"This light flavorful quiche will get rave reviews when you serve it at your next brunch," assures Delores Broz from Lincoln, Nebraska. It's easy to prepare, yet the addition of crab makes it seem special.
This turkey-based entree is a tasty change from traditional spaghetti. Its saucy goodness really comes through when it's reheated on nights my husband and two active schoolboys need to eat in shifts.
—Anita Cunningham of Blaine, Washington
With its angel hair pasta crust, this cheesy ground beef, tomato and spinach pie is always a hit when I serve it. Each neat slice has layers of pasta, cream cheese filling and spinach topping. —Carol Hicks
Jeanette Fuehring's cheesy chicken and broccoli dish makes enough for two meals. "I serve one casserole for supper the night I make it and freeze the other for a quick dinner later," says the Concordia, Missouri cook.
"This fresh-tasting main dish is loaded with vegetables, cheese, noodles and spaghetti sauce," write Laurie Messer of Bonifay, Florida. "I makes excellent use of garden produce, but my family enjoys it anytime of year."