Monterey Spaghetti

A fresh white sauce take on traditional spaghetti with melty Monterey jack cheese sauce, hearty spinach and crunchy French-fried onions.

Recipe Yield: 12 6-oz servings
Monterey Spaghetti
Amount Item
1/2  gal Hot water (180°-190°F)
1  bag Foothill Farms® Monterey Jack Flavor Cheese Sauce Instant Mix (#106T)
2  c Sour cream
1/2  c Grated Parmesan cheese, divided
3  lb Cooked spaghetti
1  lb Frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
6  oz French-fried onions, divided
  1. In a large mixing bowl, pour in hot water. Add contents of Monterey Jack Cheese Sauce Mix (15.5 oz) into water while vigorously stirring with a wire whisk. Continue stirring until mix is completely dissolved and cheese sauce is smooth. Let stand for about 3-5 minutes then mix again.

  2. Add sour cream and 1/4 c parmesan cheese to cheese sauce. Stir to combine.

  3. Add pasta, spinach and 3 oz French-fried onions. Stir to combine.

  4. Place mixture into full sized pan. Cover and bake in 350ºF convection oven for 20-30 minutes, until heated through and internal temperature reaches 165°F.

  5. Remove from oven, uncover and top with remaining onions and 1/4 c parmesan cheese. Return to oven for 5 minutes until onions are golden brown.