Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs

7
Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

Simple, yet homemade. You can prepare your own meatballs, or use some ready-made from the meat case at your grocer's. Frozen meatballs work, also. Types of cheeses can be varied as well as the fresh herb seasonings.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    prepared meatballs, fresh or frozen
  • 8 oz
    spaghetti noodles, cooked al dente
  • 24 oz
    jar favorite pasta sauce (or 3-4 cups homemade)
  • 1 c
    shredded mozzarella or provolone cheese
  • 1/4 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 2-4 Tbsp
    minced fresh basil leaves

How to Make Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook meatballs according to package directions until done, internal temperature of 160°F. While meatballs are cooking, cook spaghetti noodles in boiling water until al dente, according to package directions.
  2. Drain spaghetti and combine with pasta sauce in a greased 2-1/2 quart baking dish. Top with meatballs, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheeses.
  3. Bake at 350°F until cheese is melted and golden brown, about 20 minutes. Garnish with fresh basil and serve.
    We like this with salad and Italian or garlic bread.

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About Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs

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




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