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Yummy Baked Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

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 If you are bored with classic Italian Italian - very good recipes of Italian learn more... spaghetti and do not want to eat one and the same dish over and over again, you can bake your meal. Traditionally, spaghetti casserole is baked with ground beef sauce. It is very tasty, but if you do not like beef, there are several more interesting options for you!

  •         Use Alfredo sauce with pieces of yummy chicken.
  •         Toss in grilled or roasted vegetables. This way the dish will be lighter and great even for vegetarians. Use tomatoes, eggplants, red onion or any other veggies you like.
  •         Another delicious and light variant of the sauce is a mixture of Alfredo sauce with chopped spinach and lime or lemon juice.

All these sauces can make your dish very tasty and your dishes more diverse. Now let’s look at this classic baked spaghetti casserole recipe.

Ingredients for
servings
сals/100 gr
Pasta
2 cups
335 cals
Beef
2 cups
280 cals
Marinara sauce
to taste
78 cals
Cream cheese
1 cup
230 cals
Mozzarella cheese
2 cups
180 cals
Parsley
to taste
17 cals
Onion
1 pcs
60 cals
Garlic
2 cloves
70 cals
Salt
to taste
Pepper
to taste
Total calories in the prepared dish
1250 cals
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Instructions:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Put a frying pan on the heat and sprinkle it with oil. Add ground beef. Chop onion, mash garlic and add veggies into the pan as well. Add salt and pepper to your meat. Cook it, stirring constantly for several minutes.
  2. Turn off the heat and pour marinara sauce into the pan with the ground beef.
  3. Cook spaghetti, following the instructions on the pack.
  4. Take a bowl and mix cream cheese with the grated mozzarella in it.
  5. Lubricate a baking dish with the oil. Put 1/3 of the cooked pasta on the bottom of it. Cover it with a layer of cheeses. Add meat sauce. Repeat everything.
  6. Bake this dish for 30 minutes in a preheated oven. Turn off the heat and leave the dish in the oven for 10 more minutes.

Now you can take your best baked spaghetti out of the oven and serve it. Knowing how to make baked spaghetti, you should also know how to store it. If there are leftovers of this yummy dish, cover the bowl with plastic wrap and leave it in the fridge for 2 days. What is more, you can freeze the leftovers of the meat sauce and store them for 3 months.

 Share the recipe for baked spaghetti with your friends. They will also love this dish! Bon Appetit. 

Author:
Chef Andrew
My name is Andrew. I am the chef of the site "Very Tasty". This is a real creative kitchen!
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