Make Your Store Bought Spaghetti Taste Better Than From Scratch!!!




Introduction: Make Your Store Bought Spaghetti Taste Better Than From Scratch!!!

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Lets face it store bought spaghetti sauce is well, kind of boring. This instructable will show you how to change your spaghetti from mundane to marvelous with just a few additions and a little extra time. The major addition is of course cream cheese. This will turn any pasta sauce into a creamy sensation that will have everyone asking for seconds!


Step 1: Ingredients You'll Need

-half a block of softened cream cheese
-1 jar spaghetti sauce
- 1 pound spaghetti noodles
- half a small of head garlic, chopped
-1 large onion, chopped
-1 large handful of fresh spinach, chopped
-1 pound ground turkey
- Tbl butter
-any seasoning or veggies your normally use when you prepare spaghetti

Step 2: The Noodles

I like to start my water for the noodles before I do anything. Most people add salt to their noodles I like to add a clove or two to the water with the noodle for some extra flavor.

Step 3: Step One

Melt the butter in a pan and add the onion to it and cook covered on meduim heat. After you have cooked them for aout 8-10mins add the all the garlic (Warning I am a garlic fanatic so use garlic to taste). Continue cooking covered on low heat for another 10 min or until onions are soft.

Step 4: Step Two

After you have cooked the onion and garlic mixture take half of it and put it  and the turkey in a frying pan. Cook as you normally would adding any spices you like.

Step 5: Step Three

Add sauce of your choice to the frying pan with the rest of the garlic and onion in it. simmer on medium.

Step 6: Step Four

Add your finely chopped spinach and simmer on med or med low for about ten minutes or until starting to wilt.

Step 7: Step Five

Add the cream cheese and stir until completely blended in.

Step 8: Step Six

Add the cooked turkey stir in and continue to simmer for about ten minutes on med low. Serve with a side salad and enjoy!

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6 Discussions


8 years ago on Introduction

Yum! I want this now. (It's ok to have spaghetti for breakfast, right?)


Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

And yes, lol Spaghetti in my mind is good for any meal!!!


2 years ago

For the lactose-intolerant, I would think Mascarpone or Greek yogurt would work as well and why not start off with a cheap can of tomatoes and a squirt of red wine if you're going to make your own busgetty sauce anyhow???


8 years ago on Introduction

I love to add cream cheese to anything that uses tomatoes. Very delishious. I can't wait to try yours!