310 Reviews

I have been making this for a year and my whole family loves it-kids included! The added spices make this dish quite a few cuts above most baked spaghetti recipes. The only change I make regulary is to double the tomato sauce, oregano and garlic. (We like it more saucy than the original recipe comes out.) The addition of kidney beans is fantastic.

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CathInSunnyCal February 02, 2011

This recipe is so easy and very tasty too! I added a can of diced tomatoes the second time I made it and will make it that way on the future. Thanks for posting!

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Ginny Ax March 11, 2012

I made this and we enjoyed this dish immensely. I did switch the green bell pepper for a poblano pepper. This was very tasty and we will make this again. Thanks for posting a great, super fast and easy recipe!

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CindiJ May 13, 2010

I made this ahead, froze it, and then pulled it out one night when I didn’t have time to make a meal from scratch. This froze nicely, and was delicious when I pulled it from the oven! I followed the recipe, except for using ground turkey in place of beef, and using red, yellow and green bell peppers. I thawed in the fridge all day, then baked it at 425 for about 40 minutes. DH loved it. Thanks!

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Rottmom August 04, 2009

Excellent! I didn't change any of the ingredients or amounts. The only thing I did do different was stir in a few spoonfuls of the sauce into the pasta before baking it.
I loved it, my husband loved it, the kids ate it, and there were no leftovers!

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Chef Ashley in Arnprior March 12, 2011

This is the best recipe I have made on Recipezaar so far. I have some difficulty cooking and this recipe turned out beautifully. Even my two year old loved it! I used barilla plus pasta and used red peppers instead. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for an easy, yet very tasty dish! I just wanted to add an update saying that I froze this recipe and then reheated in the oven. Turned out beautifully again!

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rachelmiller440 November 02, 2009

I didn't have bell pepper or Monterey jack cheese. Other than that I made the recipe as is.

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Crudelis August 30, 2013

I added some Rotel tomatoes and black olives. Pretty tasty recipe. I think I will spice it up more next time.

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choco chip February 15, 2015

This was very easy and delicious too! The husband said give it a 5 star rating... and I agree. I will make this again. I made it as per the directions exactly.... I will probably venture out a little next time and maybe add some crushed or diced tomatoes?? or maybe not! thanks so much for sharing Kim D. xoxo

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Cup of Jen May 22, 2014

This recipe was absolutely amazing and easy!! Even my 2 year old absolutely loved it. The only thing i did was add slightly more sauce.

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Mizzpanda420 September 03, 2013
Southwestern Baked Spaghetti