Courtesy Borden Cheese
When the temperature drops, there’s nothing quite like the pleasure of simple and delicious comfort food. Instead of letting the winter chill get you down, warm your body and heart with a dish that is both comforting and delicious. After all, there is no better time to satisfy your cravings for feel-good favorites than during the cold winter months.
This mouthwatering winter recipe will not only help warm you up, but create a loving family dining experience that everyone can enjoy.
Cook time: 35 minutes
1 package (16 ounces) spaghetti
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped green pepper
1 pound ground beef
1 can (28 ounces) tomatoes with liquid, cut up
1 can (4 ounces) mushrooms, drained
1 can (2 1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
2 teaspoons dried oregano
2 cups mild cheddar shreds
1 can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Spray 9-by-13-inch baking dish with nonstick spray. Cook spaghetti according to package directions.
In large, nonstick skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat until hot. Saute onion and pepper until tender. Add ground beef and cook until beef has browned; drain.
Stir in tomatoes, mushrooms, olives and oregano. Bring to boil and reduce heat to medium. Simmer 10 minutes.
Place half of spaghetti in prepared baking dish. Top with half of vegetable-meat mixture. Sprinkle with half of cheddar cheese. Repeat layers.
Combine soup with water; pour over casserole. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Bake uncovered 30-35 minutes, or until thoroughly heated.