Mozzarella Baked Spaghetti Recipe

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Mozzarella Baked Spaghetti Recipe
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Mozzarella Baked Spaghetti Recipe

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4.5 64 65
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This satisfying pasta bake is quick to make and will please young and old alike. Add a salad and breadsticks, and you're ready for company. —Betty Rabe, Mahtomedi, Minnesota
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + standing
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked spaghetti, broken into thirds
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 to 2 cups (4 to 8 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions

Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain. In a large bowl, beat the egg, milk and salt. Add spaghetti; toss to coat. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
In a large skillet, cook the beef, sausage, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add spaghetti sauce and tomato sauce; mix well. Spoon over the spaghetti mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with the cheese. Bake 10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Baked Spaghetti in Quick Cooking July/August 2002, p34

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 286 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 718mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 17g protein.

  • 8 ounces uncooked spaghetti, broken into thirds
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 to 2 cups (4 to 8 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain. In a large bowl, beat the egg, milk and salt. Add spaghetti; toss to coat. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  2. In a large skillet, cook the beef, sausage, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add spaghetti sauce and tomato sauce; mix well. Spoon over the spaghetti mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with the cheese. Bake 10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Baked Spaghetti in Quick Cooking July/August 2002, p34

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Marie User ID: 9269497 274725
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2017

"We love this recipe! We use hot ( spicy ) Italian sausage & Spicy Sausage Prego spaghetti sauce.. We use 2 cups of mozzarella for better results. My husband prefers this over lasagna which has always being his favorite!"

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SouthernMaster User ID: 7668346 272329
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2017

"@ Brian: Why don't you actually review the recipe instead of giving your own? If you think so highly of it, have the courage to submit your own recipe!!"

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Nana9a User ID: 8591372 270365
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2017

"Loved this yummy recipe. It's a keeper."

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Olsenmeadowpark User ID: 7904156 269251
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2017

"Just in case I added 3 cloves garlic, Italian spice (1 t.) and a little hot sauce. It's a winner and it will be my pot luck contribution for the next several pot lucks."

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Emma User ID: 9182221 269198
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2017

"Made a few changes to suit family. Delicious!!"

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Brian User ID: 9212252 268966
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2017

"I grew up with baked spaghetti it can be a lot simpler make spaghetti al dente 1 jr of traditional ragu, shredded longhorn cheddar mix half cheese with spaghetti and sauce put in casserole dish spread rest cheese on top and bake 350 for 30 min

I like adding Italian sausage links cooked separate"

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tekla92 User ID: 8760410 268922
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2017

"Can this be made without eggs?"

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ChrisD1717 User ID: 8325994 267417
Reviewed May. 28, 2017

"I made this a couple nights ago for family members and everyone loved it. They all had seconds. Only thing I added was a little garlic powder. Will definitely make again."

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Anderson User ID: 9165013 265808
Reviewed May. 10, 2017

"Great recipe! I am on deployment and we take turns cooking for the group. I liked the recipe but had to make some changes due to local market availabilities. There is no pork products and limited beef so I ended up maked ground lamb sausage from another recipe online. I doubled the spices and added fresh garlic and onion. The meal was finished with some homemade garlic pita slices. Everyone enjoyed it so much that we are adding it to our regular meal rotation."

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grandmascooking22 User ID: 5357761 264221
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2017

"Love the fact that it could be frozen ahead of my family dinner. Also, loved that I had spaghetti in a baking dish in the oven! Served with salad and garlic bread1"

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