Baked Spaghetti

Baked Spaghetti Recipe

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Kimberly Williamson

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@Kateybugsmommy

This is a real hearty dish, serve it with crusty bread and a small salad and your family will be stuffed. It's also very economical, always a plus!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Serves:
6 - 8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
sweet or hot italian sausage (your choice)
3 can(s)
diced tomatoes (14 oz. ea.)
3 can(s)
mushrooms (4 -6 oz. ea.)
1 lb
pasta, uncooked (penne, ziti, or similar)
2 c
mozzarella cheese (shredded)

How to Make Baked Spaghetti

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350
  • 2Remove sausage from casings and brown in a large pot, break apart sausage, as it cooks, into bite size chunks.
  • 3While sausage is cooking, cook your pasta according to package directions for al dente, drain and set aside.
  • 4After sausage has browned add all the tomatoes and mushrooms into the pot with the sausage. Allow the (sauce) to simmer for about 20 mins, longer if you like.
  • 5In a 2qt. baking dish, place half the pasta and sprinkle a handful of mozzerella over top, then add remaining pasta. Add the sausage (sauce) over the pasta, making sure to get every drop of it in there.
  • 6The broth from the sausage tomatoes will cook into the pasta and finish up it's cooking time, so be sure and get all the liguid into the dish ;p.
  • 7Add the remaining cheese over top of sausage and cook (covered) for 30 mins. Remove cover and cook an additional 10 mins., or until cheese is nicely browned.
  • 8This recipes makes more than my family of four can eat in one setting, but the leftovers are much better the next day! Also, it freezes very well, I don't add the cheese until I'm ready to cook if frozen.
  • 9Enjoy!!! ...and Mangia!!

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About Baked Spaghetti

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pork
Other Tag: Quick & Easy