baked spaghetti

second date worthy baked spaghetti (modified from dora’s baked spaghetti)

1 1/2 jars of your favorite spaghetti sauce

1 1/2 lbs ground turkey

1 lb spaghetti

1 cup grated cheddar

1 cup grated monterey jack cheese

preheat over to 350 degrees.

pour spaghetti sauce medium pot and warm on low heat.

crumble the ground turkey in a saucepan. cook until no pink remains, and then drain off the fat. add the turkey to the sauce pot. simmer for 20 minutes. while the sauce simmers, cook the pasta according to the package directions, minute 2 minutes, if it says cook for 10 cook for 8, it will cook a little more in the oven.

cover the bottom of a 13 by 9 by 2-inch pan with about one-third of the sauce. add a layer of half the pasta, and then a third of the cheeses. repeat the layer, ending with sauce. bake for 25 to 30 minutes. top with the remaining cheese. return to the oven and cook until the cheese is melted and bubbly. cut into squares before serving.

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