Walk Away Baked Spaghetti

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Walk Away Baked Spaghetti Walk Away Baked Spaghetti

An easy after work recipe that will feed the entire family.

Servings: 4-6
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Difficulty: Easy

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1 lb browned and seasoned ground Beef (Italian sausage can be substituted)
3/4 lb.spaghetti, cooked
1 jar (approx 15 oz) of your favorite pasta sauce
2 cups Mozzarella Cheese, grated





Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large sauce pan, simmer meat and tomato sauce together. Toss the cooked noodles in the sauce.

To Assemble: Spray a casserole dish with non stick cooking spray. Spoon half of the noodle mixture into the dish. Pack it down lightly and sprinkle on half of the cheese. Add the other half of the spaghetti, pack down lightly and top with the rest of the cheese. Bake for approximately 15-20 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly. Serve with a green salad and crusty garlic bread.

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By Catherine Hallam on August 05, 2014


We make this but add a can of Sloppy Joe sauce. More sauce and a bit of a twang. My family loves it.

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By Anonymous on November 07, 2013


so anxious to try the baked spaghetti. sounds wonderful .thank you, paula dean.

By nona patrick on October 29, 2013


Not enough sauce, to much same kind of cheese. Would remake making my own sauce and changing up the cheese.

By Anonymous on October 04, 2013


Did not care for this at all! Not enough sauce and to much Cheese! Will make again but make my own sauce and change up the kind of cheese I use.

By Anonymous on October 04, 2013


I'm definitely going to try this recipe.

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