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Grandma's Special Spaghetti

Categories: Kid-friendly, Pasta Dishes, Quick to fix
Type: Main Dishes

This quick and easy spaghetti dish is a healthier version of the family favorite.

Serves: Serves: 6


  • 8 ounces ground 90% lean turkey or beef
  • 1 3/4 cups (one 15-ounce can) Hunt's Chunky Tomato Sauce
  • 1 (10 3/4-ounce) can Healthy Request Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar Twin or Sprinkle Sweet
  • 2/3 cup Carnation Nonfat Dry Milk Powder
  • 1/4 cup (3/4 ounce) grated Kraft fat-free Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups hot cooked spaghetti, rinsed and drained

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  1. In a large skillet sprayed with butter-flavored cooking spray, brown meat.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine tomato sauce, mushroom soup, Italian seasoning, Sugar Twin, dry milk powder, and Parmesan cheese.
  3. Add sauce mixture to browned meat. Mix well to combine. Stir in spaghetti.
  4. Lower heat and simmer for 10 minutes, or until mixture is heated through, stirring occasionally.
  • 1 1/2 cups broken uncooked spaghetti usually cooks to about 2 cups.

excerpted from:

From COOKING HEALTHY WITH THE KIDS IN MIND by JoAnna Lund. Used by arrangement with Perigee, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright © 1998 by Healthy Exchanges, Inc.

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