Chicken, Italian, Light Eating, Pasta

Liz’s Chicken Mozzarella Spaghetti

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • flour
  • ½ T. garlic powder
  • 1 T. oregano flakes
  • 3 T. margarine
  • 1 jar four cheese spaghetti sauce
  • 1 lb. spaghetti, cooked
  • mozzarella cheese
  • red pepper flakes

Directions

Place the ground chicken in a mixing bowl and add garlic powder and oregano. Slowly add flour to the bowl, mixing with your hands. Add flour until meat is completely coated. In a large skillet on medium, add margarine. Once it begins melting, add the chicken and immediately begin to chop it into smaller pieces as it browns. Place lid on skillet and allow chicken to cook through. Stir every few minutes to ensure meat browns evenly. Reduce heat to low and add spaghetti sauce. Allow sauce to simmer on low for 5-6 minutes, stirring regularly.

Arrange spaghetti on plates, spoon sauce on top and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Place plate in microwave for 30-45 seconds to melt the cheese. If desired, sprinkle with red pepper flakes.

ENJOY!

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Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti Casserole

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Ingredients

  • 12 oz spaghetti
  • 1 (28 ounce) jars prepared spaghetti sauce
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated

Directions
Preheat oven to 350 F degrees. In a skillet, brown the ground beef until cooked through; drain fat and stir in spaghetti sauce.  Set aside. Cook spaghetti according to directions on packet.  Drain and place cooked spaghetti in bowl.  Add cream cheese, Italian Seasoning and minced garlic.  Stir until cream cheese is melted and the spaghetti is thoroughly coated. Lightly grease a 9×13″ pan.  Spread a small amount of meat sauce in the bottom of the dish.  Put spaghetti on top of sauce and top with remaining meat sauce.  Sprinkle parmesan cheese on top. Bake for 30 minutes, until bubbly.