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cheesy baked spaghetti

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Jennifer Wohlford
Jackson, MI

Spaghetti with a little extra. I made this for my friend's family and the entire pan was gone by the end of the meal. This has become my favorite thing to cook since I started doing it this way :-)

(3 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cheesy baked spaghetti

  • 1 tube
    turkey sausage (can substitute 1 lb ground beef if desired)
  • 1 box
    pasta of choice
  • 1 jar
    spaghetti sauce with meat or traditional
  • 1 8 oz can
    mushrooms, drained (can use fresh if desired)
  • 1 1/2 bag
    shredded italian cheese
  • Several dash
    garlic powder
  • Several dash
    black pepper

How To Make cheesy baked spaghetti

  • 1
    Start water boiling for pasta and preheat oven to 350F. In a large skillet start browning meat. When just starting to brown, add mushrooms and season mixture with garlic and pepper. Mix well and brown meat rest of the way along with mushrooms. Drain grease and return mixture to skillet. Mix in sauce, cover and let simmer.
  • 2
    Boil pasta until tender. Drain well.
  • 3
    In a 9x13 glass pan, add drained pasta. Carefully and with two hands (skillet will be heavy), add sauce. Mix well and make sure spaghetti is evenly spread across pan. Top with 1 1/2 bags of shredded Italian cheese.
  • 4
    Bake for 15 minutes or until cheese is completely melted. Enjoy.

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