Spaghetti and Meat Squares

Spaghetti and Meat Squares

Enjoy dinner tonight with this hearty ground beef squares and spaghetti casserole that’s ready in just 30 minutes.

Prep Time

05

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
pound lean ground beef or ground turkey
1/2
cup dry bread crumbs
1/2
cup applesauce
1
tablespoon instant minced onion
3/4
teaspoon garlic salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
jar (26 to 28 ounces) tomato pasta sauce (any variety)
3
cups hot cooked spaghetti
  1. Heat oven to 400°. Mix all ingredients except pasta sauce and spaghetti. Press mixture evenly in ungreased rectangular pan, 11x7x1 1/2 inches. Cut into 1 1/4-inch squares.
  2. Bake uncovered about 15 minutes or until no longer pink in center and juice is clear; drain. Separate meat squares.
  3. Mix meat squares and pasta sauce in 3-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Serve over spaghetti.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
It's a snap!
This recipe is a great timesaver—no need to form and fry individual meatballs. Don't forget to heat the water for the spaghetti while the meat and sauce simmer.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 435
    • (Calories from Fat 145),
  • Total Fat 16g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 900mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 56g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
  • Protein 20g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.