Cheese Stuffed Baked Spaghetti
This Cheese Stuffed Baked Spaghetti is the perfect dinner for any night of the week! Baked spaghetti has never been more cheesy and delicious!
Servings 12 servings
- 1 pound spaghetti noodles
- 1 pound lean ground beef or Italian sausage
- 26 ounces pasta sauce
- 15 ounces Ricotta cheese
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1/4 teaspoon dried basil leaves crushed
- 3/4 cup fresh grated Parmesan divided
- 3 cups shredded Mozzarella cheese divided
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and lightly spray 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
Cook and brown beef or sausage until cooked through. Stir in pasta sauce, stirring to combine. Place cooked spaghetti into large pot, stir in meat sauce until well combined.
Place Ricotta, salt, pepper, garlic salt and basil into a large bowl, stirring to combine. Stir in 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese and 1 cup Mozzarella. Stir to combine.
Transfer 1/2 of spaghetti into bottom of baking dish. Top evenly with cheese, spreading. Top with remaining spaghetti and sprinkle with Parmesan and top with remaining Mozzarella. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until hot and melted. Serve warm.
Calories: 428kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 1014mg | Potassium: 448mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 635IU | Vitamin C: 4.5mg | Calcium: 388mg | Iron: 1.8mg