Monterrey Venison Spaghetti | Great Days Outdoors

Monterrey Venison Spaghetti has an amazing flavor. Photo by John E. Phillips.


This tasty dish features ease of preparation in a short time and is a different take on spaghetti. Everyone who eats this always wants a second helping.


4 ounces spaghetti, broken into 2-inch pieces

1 egg

1 1/2 pounds ground venison

1 package fresh/frozen vegetable seasonings (chopped onions, celery and bell peppers), thawed

1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack Cheese

1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained

2 cans (2.8 ounces each) French-fried onions, divided


Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Brown ground venison with vegetable seasonings and 1/4-teaspoon garlic powder and drain. Then, in a medium bowl, beat egg. Add sour cream, Parmesan cheese and rest of garlic powder. Drain spaghetti and add to egg mixture with Monterey Jack cheese, spinach, half of the onions and the cooked venison/vegetables. Pour into a greased 2-quart baking dish. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until heated throughout. Top with remaining onions and return to the oven for five minutes or until onions are golden brown. Yield: Six to eight servings.



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