Spaghetti Casserole

Gail Welch

By
@sugarshack

I took my spaghetti and meat sauce recipe and layered it in a casserole dish and baked it in the oven for something a little different. I love baked pasta dishes.


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Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

8 -12 oz pkg
spaghetti, cooked per pkg directions & drained
1 large
jar spaghetti sauce, or homemade
1 tsp
each seasoning -oregano, chili powder
1/2 tsp
basil, dried
1 can(s)
diced tomatoes
1 1/2 lb
ground chuck
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
black pepper, coarse ground
1 small
onion, sauteed, optional
1 medium
green bell pepper, chopped, optional
1 Tbsp
butter, optional
1-1 1/2 c
mozzerella, parmesan and/or cheddar cheese

Step-By-Step

1Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain. Set aside.

2Brown ground chuck. Drain. Add salt and pepper. Set aside. OPTIONAL: Saute' onions and bell pepper in butter; Add to meat.

3Combine meat and sauce in pan.

4In casserole dish or 9x13 baking pan, pour just enough sauce to cover the bottom well. Add layer of cooked spaghetti. Top with more sauce and cover with foil.

5Bake at 350 degrees approximately 35 minutes. Remove from oven and top with cheese of your choice or combination. Bake an additional 5-10 minutes uncovered.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy