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baked spaghetti and meatballs

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Susan Feliciano
Oak Ridge, TN

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.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For baked spaghetti and meatballs

  • 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

  • 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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