Spaghetti Bake - Cassie's

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Cassie *

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@1lovetocook1x

My family loves when I make this. I throw in whatever I have at the time...this time it was ricotta cheese..tasted great..I normally add pepperoni to this also, but was fresh out...have also used Italian sausage.

This is one of those dishes that tastes even better the next day.

This casserole also freezes well..I hope you give it a try..



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Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 - 8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    spaghetti, cooked following box directions, drain
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef, i used lean
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • ·
    ( 24 ounces ) tomato sauce
  • 2
    ( 14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes and juice
  • 1
    ( 15 ounce ) ricotta cheese
  • 1 small
    red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 small
    green bell pepper, diced - i used 2 jalapeno's
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    pepper
  • 1 tsp
    hot pepper flakes ( optional)
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 2 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 3/4 c
    shredded, cheese - whatever you prefer

How to Make Spaghetti Bake - Cassie's

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F..


    Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking spray
  2. In a large skillet, cook beef, onion, garlic, peppers over medium heat until meat is no long pink; drain.
  3. In a large bowl add the meat, sauces, tomatoes, spices, and ricotta cheese; stir well.
  4. Stir in the cooked pasta.
  5. Transfer to the baking dish, cover and bake 35 - 40 minutes.
  6. Uncover, sprinkle with cheese. Bake another 5 to 10 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly.

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About Spaghetti Bake - Cassie's

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



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