Spaghetti Casserole

3
Gail Welch

By
@sugarshack

I took my spaghetti and meat sauce recipe and layered it in a casserole dish and baked it in the oven for something a little different. I love baked pasta dishes.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 8 -12 oz pkg
    spaghetti, cooked per pkg directions & drained
  • 1 large
    jar spaghetti sauce, or homemade
  • 1 tsp
    each seasoning -oregano, chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    basil, dried
  • 1 can(s)
    diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground chuck
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper, coarse ground
  • 1 small
    onion, sauteed, optional
  • 1 medium
    green bell pepper, chopped, optional
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, optional
  • 1-1 1/2 c
    mozzerella, parmesan and/or cheddar cheese

How to Make Spaghetti Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain. Set aside.
  2. Brown ground chuck. Drain. Add salt and pepper. Set aside. OPTIONAL: Saute' onions and bell pepper in butter; Add to meat.
  3. Combine meat and sauce in pan.
  4. In casserole dish or 9x13 baking pan, pour just enough sauce to cover the bottom well. Add layer of cooked spaghetti. Top with more sauce and cover with foil.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees approximately 35 minutes. Remove from oven and top with cheese of your choice or combination. Bake an additional 5-10 minutes uncovered.

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About Spaghetti Casserole

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




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