Food & Wine


The casserole is the classic one-dish family dinner. For those getting tired of tuna noodle, we offer a week's worth of new casserole ideas. This one comes from the Web site


9 oz. uncooked spaghetti

Cooking spray

1 cup frozen chopped onion

1 tablespoon bottled minced garlic

2 cans (14.5 oz. each) stewed tomatoes, undrained and chopped

1 tablespoon low-sodium Worcestershire sauce

2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 cups (8 oz.) shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, divided

3 cups frozen chopped cooked chicken, thawed


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain. Coat a nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion and garlic; saute five minutes. Add tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce, Italian seasoning, and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes. Stir in 1 cup cheese, cooked spaghetti, and chicken. Spoon into a 3-quart casserole coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Makes six servings.