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spaghetti bake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Karen Hambrick
Clarksville, TN

I have been making this for over 20 years and have taken it to many potlucks. I always get requests for this recipe. Kids love it too!!! Just a note--if you like a stronger onion flavor use the green onions. If you don't want a stronger onion flavor use the dried chives.

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For spaghetti bake

  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 lg
    garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp
  • 3/4 tsp
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • (2) 8 oz
    tomato sauce
  • 8 oz
    spaghetti noodles
  • 6 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 10 oz
    sour cream
  • 3
    green onions, sliced thin or 1 1/2 tbsp. dried chives
  • 1 1/2 c
    cheddar, shredded

How To Make spaghetti bake

  • 1
    Place butter in a skillet. Then add minced garlic, sugar, salt & pepper. Mash together. Turn heat on to med. high, add meat and brown. Add tomato sauce and simmer on med. low heat uncovered for 20 minutes.
  • 2
    While the sauce is simmering, cook the noodles according to package directions. (Use whatever noodle your family likes. Thin, angel hair, reg. spaghetti. I've even used egg noodles.)
  • 3
    Combine cream cheese, sour cream, green onions or chives and half of the cheddar cheese.
  • 4
    Place cooked noodles in a 9X13 pan. Top with cream cheese mixture, then the meat sauce, then the rest of the grated cheddar.
  • 5
    Bake uncovered for 30 minutes on 350.

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