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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain. Set aside.
2
Brown ground chuck. Drain. Add salt and pepper. Set aside. OPTIONAL: Saute' onions and bell pepper in butter; Add to meat.
3
Combine meat and sauce in pan.
4
In 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.
5
Bake 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