Do you have a family recipe that you love to share? Eating around the dinner table and sharing stories is a family tradition passed down for generations. This Grandma’s Spaghetti Bake recipe is a simple dinner solution that allows for more time spent bonding around the table.
Homemade Spaghetti Bake – A Family Recipe
It is not always about the food we eat, it is more about the time shared over a good meal. This dinner party recipe can be prepared in advanced and placed in the oven 20 minutes before your guests arrive. This will provide you with more time to spend with your guests without the worry of cleaning up a mess or rushing to prepare your meal.
Follow the steps in the recipe below to layer your ingredients before adding to the oven. If you are preparing your dish before your guests arrive, cover your baking dish with foil and place in the refrigerator until ready to bake.
Bake until the spaghetti is heated all the way thru and your cheese is melted.
This meatless spaghetti bake can be easily altered to include ground beef, turkey or sausage. Simply add the cooked meat of your choice to your spaghetti sauce.
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Grandma's Spaghetti Bake
- 16 oz spaghetti noodles
- 2 cups mozzarella cheese
- 48 oz spaghetti sauce
- salt & pepper to taste
- parmesan cheese for garnish
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook the spaghetti according to the package directions. Drain.
Spray the bottom of a 9x13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray and pour some of the spaghetti sauce in the bottom of the dish (enough to cover the bottom)
Add a layer of cooked spaghetti.
Add a layer of cheese.
Add a layer of spaghetti sauce.
Repeat until all the ingredients are used and top with the remaining cheese.
Cover and bake for 25-30 minutes or until everything is heated through and the cheese is melted.
Remove from the oven.
- Serve with garlic bread and a salad
- If you prefer your baked spaghetti with meat, simply brown 1 pound of ground burger, drain the grease and add to the spaghetti sauce. Assemble as stated above.