Cheesy Baked Spaghetti

Jennifer Wohlford


Spaghetti with a little extra. I made this for my friend's family and the entire pan was gone by the end of the meal. This has become my favorite thing to cook since I started doing it this way :-)

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Up to 12 depending on serving size


20 Min


15 Min




1 tube(s)
turkey sausage (can substitute 1 lb ground beef if desired)
1 box
pasta of choice
1 jar(s)
spaghetti sauce with meat or traditional
1 8 oz can(s)
mushrooms, drained (can use fresh if desired)
1 1/2 bag(s)
shredded italian cheese
Several dash(es)
garlic powder
Several dash(es)
black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

Start water boiling for pasta and preheat oven to 350F. In a large skillet start browning meat. When just starting to brown, add mushrooms and season mixture with garlic and pepper. Mix well and brown meat rest of the way along with mushrooms. Drain grease and return mixture to skillet. Mix in sauce, cover and let simmer.
Boil pasta until tender. Drain well.
In a 9x13 glass pan, add drained pasta. Carefully and with two hands (skillet will be heavy), add sauce. Mix well and make sure spaghetti is evenly spread across pan. Top with 1 1/2 bags of shredded Italian cheese.
Bake for 15 minutes or until cheese is completely melted. Enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian