Baked Spaghetti Casserole is the perfect way to re-invent your classic spaghetti dinner.
This recipe hits all the marks and telling you now… Best to consider doubling the recipe. Because this one goes fast and there won’t be leftovers.
Prep Time: 10 Min
Ground Beef Onion Bell Pepper Garlic Italian Seasoning Red Pepper Flakes Tomato Sauce
Cook Time: 60 Min
Make the Sauce: In a large pot or large skillet, brown the beef and onion along with the bell pepper over medium heat until no longer pink. Add the garlic, spices, tomatoes, and sauce.
Prepare the Cheese Mixture: In a separate bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese, and egg. Mix to combine and season with salt and pepper if desired.
Cook the Spaghetti: In a large pot, bring 6 quarts of water to a boil. Salt the water and add the noodles. Cook the spaghetti to al dente and drain. Do not rinse.
Assemble the Casserole: Preheat oven to 375F. In a deep 9×13 oven safe baking dish, add 1 cup of spaghetti sauce to bottom of baking dish and spread.