Easy Red and White Baked Spaghetti

Red and White Baked Spaghetti uses basic pantry ingredients for a delicious dinner idea that’s perfect for busy weeknights! An easy pasta dinner is sure to please even the pickiest eaters!

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My Family’s Favorite Baked Spaghetti

Having simple dinner recipes is such a necessity right now. I like to use basic pantry staples to help you put together a delicious meal for the whole family. Add a side of warm garlic bread and this is a huge hit!

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Ingredients in Baked Spaghetti

  • spaghetti noodles
  • ground sausage
  • cooked shredded chicken
  • jar of pasta sauce
  • jar of alfredo sauce
  • mozzarella cheese

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How To Make Baked Spaghetti

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and cook spaghetti noodles according to package directions. Brown sausage in large skillet until cooked through. Place half of the cooked spaghetti noodles and ground sausage into a large mixing bowl. Add 3/4 of the pasta sauce and gently toss to combine. Place the red noodles into half of the baking dish. In another large bowl place the remaining half of the spaghetti, cooked shredded chicken and 3/4 of the alfredo sauce. Toss gently to combine and place in the second half of the baking dish. Top the red pasta side with the remaining red sauce and the white pasta side with remaining alfredo sauce. Top with shredded cheese and bake for 25-30 minutes until hot and cheese melted. Remove and serve warm.

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Place the white portion of the noodles into one half of the baking dish, leaving half for the red noodles.

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To prepare the red portion of the recipe add half of the noodles into a large bowl or pan, along with the cooked sausage and 3/4 of the pasta sauce. Stir to combine.

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Add the red noodles to the second half of the baking dish.

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Top the red side with the remaining pasta sauce and top the dish with shredded Mozzarella cheese. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 25-30 minutes until hot and cheese melted.

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Serve baked spaghetti warm with a nice side of garlic bread.

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How To Serve Baked Spaghetti

Serve warm, a scoop of white noodles and scoop of red noodles. Garlic bread goes great as a side too. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3 days. Re-heat in the microwave as needed.

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Easy Red and White Baked Spaghetti

This Easy Red and White Baked Spaghetti is a simple dinner recipe with minimal ingredients perfect for busy weeknights!
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings: 8
Calories: 642kcal
Author: Jenny
Cost: $15
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Equipment

  • Oven
  • Skillet
  • Bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 pound spaghetti noodles
  • 1 pound ground sausage
  • 3 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 26 ounce jar pasta sauce of your choice
  • 26 ounce jar alfredo sauce
  • 2 cups shredded Mozzarella Cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and cook spaghetti noodles according to package directions. Brown sausage in large skillet until cooked through. Place half of the cooked spaghetti noodles and ground sausage into a large mixing bowl. Add 3/4 of the pasta sauce and gently toss to combine. Place the red noodles into half of the baking dish. In another large bowl place the remaining half of the spaghetti, cooked shredded chicken and 3/4 of the alfredo sauce. Toss gently to combine and place in the second half of the baking dish. Top the red pasta side with the remaining red sauce and the white pasta side with remaining alfredo sauce. Top with shredded cheese and bake for 25-30 minutes until hot and cheese melted. Remove and serve warm.

Nutrition

Calories: 642kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 119mg | Sodium: 1641mg | Potassium: 596mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 577IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 250mg | Iron: 2mg
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4 Responses
  1. Cheryl Newton

    My neighbors are having a baby next month; this will be perfect to make for their family. 1 question: did you use equal amounts of red and Alfredo sauces? I don’t think I’ve ever seen Alfredo sauce in anything but about a 15-ounce jar. (And, Lord knows, I don’t make may own.) Thanks!

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