Bacon Spaghetti Casserole

7 oz. pkg. spaghetti, broken
1/2 pound bacon, cut in 1" pieces
1/2 cup chopped onions
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 28 oz. can whole tomatoes, undrained, cut up
2 cups american cheese, shredded

Heat oven to 325 degrees. Cook spaghetti according to directions on the package, to desired doneness. Drain and rinse with hot water. Place in ugreased 2 quart casserole. In large skillet, fry bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Drain all but 1 tablespoon bacon drippings from the skillet. Stir in onion and green pepper, cook intil crisp-tender. Stir into spaghetti. Add bacon, tomatoes. amd 1 1\2 cup of cheese. Mix well. Bake at 325 degrees for 45-60 minutes or until bubbly and hot. Top with remaining 1\2 cup cheese. Bake 5 minutes or until melted.

Note: I add about a pound of ground beef to the recipe. I use fresh pasta instead of dried and cheddar cheese instead of American. I don't put the green pepper in.

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