Creamy Spaghetti Casserole Recipe

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"Cottage cheese is the secret to the sauce for this hearty main dish that my family calls 'Norwegian spaghetti'," says Denise Baumert of Dalhart, Texas.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 8 ounces spaghetti, cooked and drained
  • 3 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1 cup frozen cut green beans, thawed
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 339 calories, 18 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 883 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, saute onions, celery and mushrooms in butter until tender. Add the spaghetti, ham, 1-1/2 cups Monterey Jack cheese, sour cream, cottage cheese, beans, pimientos, garlic salt and pepper; mix well.
  2. Transfer to a greased shallow 2-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes; sprinkle with remaining Monterey Jack cheese. Bake 10 minutes longer or until bubbly and the cheese is melted. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Spaghetti Casserole in Taste of Home August/September 1999, p18

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 339 calories, 18 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 883 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Oct. 26, 2011

This is my absolute FAVORITE dish to make with leftover ham. In fact, I usually buy a ham large enough so I have leftovers and can make this!

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Reviewed May. 29, 2011

My mom found this recipe many years ago and it is still one of my favorites! My husband and friends love it as well!

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