Baked Spaghetti Recipe

Baked spaghetti is one of my favorite casserole dishes in the winter time. It can be a nice change from your classic spaghetti recipe. I would say this dish is very similar to that of lasagna, only without the lasagna noodles. This dish is preparing by first cooking the noodles, then cooking the burger with onions and adding the sauce. The noodles are then tossed with an egg and parmesan cheese mixture and layered into a casserole dish with the meat sauce and cottage cheese. You could add other ingredients to this recipe as well such as mushrooms, green pepper, pepperoni, ect. You can also use homemade spaghetti sauce, such as my spaghetti sauce recipe. If you decide to use my spaghetti sauce recipe, you can exclude the hamburger from this recipe. Enjoy.

1 (16 ounce) package spaghetti noodles
1lb ground beef
1 medium onion (chopped)
1 (26 ounce) jar meatless spaghetti sauce
½ teaspoon seasoned salt
2 eggs
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
5 tablespoons butter (melted)
2 cups small curd cottage cheese
4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Cooking Instructions:
Step 1: Cook spaghetti noodles according to package directions. While noodles are cooking in a large skillet brown ground beef with the onion until the beef is no longer pink. Drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce and seasoning salt. Set aside.
Step 2: In a large bowl mix egg, parmesan cheese and butter. Drain spaghetti noodles and toss with the egg mixture until they are coated thoroughly.
Step 3:
Place half of the spaghetti noodles in a greased 13 x 9 inch baking dish. Top with half of the cottage cheese, half of the meat sauce, and half of the mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers, cover and bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. After 40 minutes uncover and top with the remaining mozzarella cheese. Return to the oven and bake for 20 minutes or until the cheese has melted.  
(Makes 6 Servings)


11 Responses to “Baked Spaghetti Recipe”

  1. Sook — December 19, 2009 @ 12:06 pm

    I’ve always wanted to make baked spaghetti but never found a good looking recipe for it. But yours looks so mouthwatering. I’ll just have to try it. Thanks!

  2. Alyssa — December 19, 2009 @ 6:41 pm

    I made this last night and it left my boyfriend very impressed! Thanks for a great recipe!

  3. Kevin — December 20, 2009 @ 8:37 am

    I like the sound of baking spaghetti with a nice golden brown melted cheesy topping!

  4. Edward — January 20, 2010 @ 10:52 pm

    Made this tonight. Found it to be bland. Added some Italian seasoning which helped.

  5. Tracey Doerrer — February 26, 2010 @ 7:24 pm

    I just made this recipe the other night and they inhaled it. Thank you (and they never knew I used cottage cheese)

  6. Nez — December 29, 2010 @ 4:53 pm

    This dish alone will lure my grown son to come and visit his mom! Great recipe!

  7. Amatuer Cook — January 13, 2011 @ 12:56 am

    Looks like a nice recipe to try out on my kids. I think it will go down a treat!

  8. ashly — May 6, 2011 @ 5:09 pm

    wow this is yum

  9. Dave — July 3, 2012 @ 10:17 am

    I made this tonight with a slight change. I used Italian sausage instead of ground beef and I used ricotta instead of cottage cheese. Delicious!

  10. chelsie — September 9, 2012 @ 1:48 pm

    This looks and sounds great. i will be making this friday night!

  11. Honza — October 26, 2012 @ 3:21 pm

    Brilliant! Choosed this as my first cooked proper dinner ever and the result was fantastic. Thank you

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