Spaghetti Casserole

Country music group Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman shares her recipe for pasta layered with mushrooms, fennel and mozzarella.
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Spaghetti casserole with delicious homemade tomato sauce, as seen on Season 2 of Great American Country's Kimberly's Simply Southern.

Cook time: 26-29 minutes | Yield: 2 Quart Casserole

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup fennel, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups homemade tomato sauce
  • 1 pound spaghetti, broken into 2 inch pieces, par-cooked and tossed in olive oil
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, minced

Directions

In a Dutch oven heat olive oil and cook the onions for 5 minutes until they soften. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add the mushrooms and fennel and cook until vegetables are soft about 7 minutes. Add the tomato sauce and cooked spaghetti. Stir to mix well. Pour the mixture into a 2 quart casserole dish that has been sprayed with nonstick spray. Top the casserole with mozzarella, parmesan cheese and parsley. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 12-15 minutes until cheese is golden brown.

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