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Baked Spaghetti

Baked Spaghetti

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What a fun way to serve spaghetti!  It's got all the fixin's...cheese, beef and Italian sauce, baked together in a casserole.  It's also a great way to make use of leftover spaghetti.

serves 6 people


cost per recipe: $11.35

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  • 8

    ounces uncooked spaghetti

  • 1

    pound ground beef

  • 1

    jar (24 ounces) Prego® Traditional Italian Sauce

  • 1

    container (15 ounces) ricotta cheese

  • 1/2

    cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1

    cup shredded mozzarella cheese (about 4 ounces)

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How to Make It

Step 1

Heat the oven to 400°F.  While the oven is heating, cook the spaghetti according to the package directions.

Step 2

While the spaghetti is cooking, season the beef as desired.  Cook the beef in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until well browned, stirring often to separate meat.  Pour off any fat.  Stir in the sauce and cook until the mixture is hot.

Step 3

Drain the spaghetti in a colander and return to the saucepan.  Add the ricotta cheese, half the Parmesan cheese and half the mozzarella and the beef mixture and toss to coat.  Pour the spaghetti mixture into a 13x9x2-inch baking dish.  Top with the remaining Parmesan and mozzarella cheeses.  Cover the baking dish.

Step 4

Bake for 30 minutes.  Uncover the baking dish.

Step 5

Bake for 5 minutes or until the cheese is lightly browned.  Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Recipe Tips

  • Helper: Here's the easy way to line the pan.  Turn the pan upside down.  Press the Reynolds Wrap® non-stick aluminum foil, dull-side down, around the pan.  Remove the foil. Flip the pan upright and drop the shaped foil inside. Crimp the edges of the foil to the pan.

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Ratings & Reviews

  • smalls

    July 12, 2013

    So good

    I always have leftovers since it is just my husband and me, so I was looking for something different to do with my leftover homemade sauce/gravy. I happened upon this recipe and we liked it so much I have decided to make it for the family reunion this year. I am sure it will be a big hit!!

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  • Alyssa27

    May 24, 2013


    My whole family loved this recipe! I used a whole pound of noodles instead of half and as always added more spices to the sauce but its was wonderful!

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    September 12, 2009

    Baked Spaghetti

    It was good.

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  • pkrfans

    June 28, 2009

    Baked Spaghetti

    We really enjoyed this for dinner. I think it would be a great meal to take for a shut-in or a new neighbor.

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  • Jennifer R.

    February 3, 2009

    Baked Spaghetti

    This is a GREAT recipe! My entire family loves this dish, we won't eat spaghetti any other way. This is certainly a go-to meal!

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