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baked spasagna

a recipe by
Loren Edwards
Nevada, MO

This is the recipe from the restaurant Cheddar's.

serves 6-8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For baked spasagna

  • 1 1/2 lb
    spaghetti noodles, uncooked
  • 2 lb
    mozzarella cheese
  • 8 oz
    ricotta cheese
  • 8 oz
    sour cream
  • 1 1/4 c
    half and half
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano leaves
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper
  • 1 tsp
    chopped garlic
  • 2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 jar
    traditional prego spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 c
    white sugar

How To Make baked spasagna

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Rinse under cold water and drain. Place in large mixing bowl.
  • 3
    In another mixing bowl, stir together sour cream, ricotta, half-and-half, mozzarella, oregano, basil, white pepper, garlic, salt, and half the Parmesan cheese.
  • 4
    Add above cheese mixture to the spaghetti. Using hands, mix gently until spaghetti is evenly coated with mixture.
  • 5
    Rub a 9x13 glass baking dish with the olive oil.
  • 6
    Gently place spaghetti mixture into prepared dish. Top with remaining Parmesan cheese. Cover dish with aluminum foil and bake at 350 degrees in pre-heated oven for 30 minutes.
  • 7
    Remove from oven, remove foil and place dish on cooling rack for 10 minutes. Cut into six-eight squares and top with meat sauce below, or your favorite meat or marinara sauce.
  • 8
    Meat Sauce: Ground hamburger in a medium pan. Once hamburger is brown, drain the grease and pour in the prego sauce. Stir in the sugar and pour on top of the pasta.

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