Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti

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Betty Graves

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@ILUVSPICES

Cream cheese and spaghetti. Wow! One of my favorite ingredients to cook with is cream cheese. It adds so much flavor to your recipe that you make. This recipe is so easy to make and adding the green peppers, carrots, onions, and spices gives it that extra boost.

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This cream cheese baked spaghetti is a perfect weeknight meal but good enough to have on a special occasion. Mixing cream cheese with the spaghetti noodles makes the whole dish rich. It almost has the flavors of lasagna without the work. The sauce and meat mixture layered beneath and on top of the noodles mingles with the noodles in the baking process. All of the fresh veggies give the sauce so much flavor. Carrots almost add a subtle sweetness. The cheese mixture on top is the perfect gooey topping. We think after you try this, you'll be making it all the time. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 14 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 to 8 people
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 12 oz
    spaghetti
  • 1 jar(s)
    prepared spaghetti sauce (24 oz)
  • 1 lb
    ground beef, lean
  • 1/2 c
    diced green pepper
  • 1/2 c
    diced onions
  • 1/2 c
    grated carrots
  • 1 tsp
    Italian seasoning
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1/2 c
    Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 c
    mozzarella cheese, shredded

How to Make Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook spaghetti noodles according to directions on packet and drain.
  2. Add cream cheese while noodles are hot and mix thoroughly.
  3. Next, brown the ground beef, green peppers, onions, grated carrots, and garlic in a pan.
  4. Add Italian seasoning.
  5. Drain. Put back into pan and stir in spaghetti sauce.
  6. In a Pyrex 9x13 baking dish, spray lightly, spread a small amount of hamburger mixture on the bottom.
  7. Next, put spaghetti on top of the sauce.
  8. Then add the rest of the hamburger mixture.
  9. Sprinkle your Parmesan cheese.
  10. Then sprinkle mozzarella cheese.
  11. Bake in 350 F oven for 30 minutes until bubbly. Enjoy!!!!!!

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About Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Collection: Perfect Pastas
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids



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