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If your family loves Italian food, you will not want to miss this delicious dinner of Baked Spaghetti. It has the most amazing flavor ever.

Baked Spaghetti

I discovered this recipe one day while searching for something new to cook. I knew after looking at the ingredients, my family would fall in love with this dish. My hubby said it was one of the best things he had ever eaten.

Baked Spaghetti Ingredients

This dish tastes a lot like lasagna, but instead of lasagna noodles, you use spaghetti noodles instead. The ingredients are basically the same – ground beef (which is not shown in the picture above) spaghetti sauce, ricotta cheese, Parmesan Cheese, mozzarella cheese, and an egg. Can you just taste the cheesy goodness already?

Baked Spaghetti ground beef

Start by browning your ground beef. Then once you get your ground beef all browned and drained, add in your pasta sauce.

Baked Spaghetti meat and pasta sauce

Set it aside and grab your other ingredients. In a large mixing bowl, add in your egg, Parmesan cheese, and your butter (not pictured above). Take your spaghetti noodles and cook them according to package directions and then drain. Once you have them drained, mix in the Parmesan mixture with your cooked pasta.

Baked Spaghetti Pasta

In another bowl, combine your ricotta, sour cream and chopped parsley (again not pictured in the ingredients list above).

Baked Spaghetti ricotta

Set that aside.

Now —  it's time to assemble your Baked Spaghetti Casserole. Start by layering 1/3 of your spaghetti noodles into the bottom of a 9×13 pan.

Baked Spaghetti layer

Now add a layer of your ricotta —

Baked Spaghetti ricotta 1

and then a layer of your ground beef mixture —

Baked Spaghetti Ground beef 1

Then top with ooey gooey mozzarella cheese!

baked spaghetti mozzarella

Repeat all the layers until you run out of ingredients. Then cover the pan with aluminum foil and bake in the oven on 350 degrees for 35 minutes.

At the end of 35 minutes, remove the aluminum foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes so the cheese can get nice and bubbly.

Once it's done, serve it with crusty bread and a salad for a delicious meal!

baked spaghetti finished

Baked Spaghetti

Baked Spaghetti

Ingredients

  • 16 oz thin spaghetti
  • 1 lb italian sausage or hamburger, cooked
  • 24 oz jar spaghetti sauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup parmesan
  • 5 tbsp butter melted
  • 15 oz ricotta
  • 3 tbsp parsley
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 4 cups mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a 9x13-inch pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Cook spaghetti according to package
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  4. directions. Drain. Whisk together eggs, parmesan cheese and melted butter. Toss with pasta. Set aside.
  5. Combine ricotta, parsley and sour cream. Set aside.
  6. Combine spaghetti sauce and cooked sausage/hamburger. Set aside.
  7. Layer half of pasta mixture, half of ricotta cheese mixture, half of meat sauce and half of mozzarella. Repeat layers.
  8. Cover pan with aluminum foil and bake
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  10. minutes. Remove foil and bake an additional 10 minutes (until cheese is bubbly).

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