Cheesy baked spaghetti is the perfect meal for when you can’t decide between pasta or a casserole! Spaghetti noodles are combined with a meaty tomato sauce and three types of cheese, then baked in the oven for a kid-friendly dinner.
Prep Time22 minutesmins
Cook Time1 hourhr
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: cheese, pasta, spaghetti
1/3cupgrated Parmesan cheese
4cupsshredded mozzarella cheese
Chopped fresh basiloptional
Preheat oven to 350°. Cook spaghetti according to package directions for al dente. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until beef is no longer pink and onion is tender, 6-8 minutes, breaking beef into crumbles; drain. Stir in pasta sauce and seasoned salt; set aside.
In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, Parmesan cheese and butter. Drain spaghetti; add to egg mixture and toss to coat.
Place half the spaghetti mixture in a greased 13x9-in. or 3-qt. baking dish. Top with half the cottage cheese, meat sauce and mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers. Place baking dish on a rimmed baking sheet.
Cover and bake for 40 minutes. Uncover; bake until heated through, 20-25 minutes longer. Let stand 15 minutes before serving. If desired, sprinkle with basil.