Favorite Baked Spaghetti

Serves: 10

This yummy spaghetti casserole will be requested again and again for potlucks and family gatherings.

Dovetailing Tip: Brown 2 pounds of ground beef. Save half to use in the Cheesburger Soup for Meal 5.

Dovetailing Tip: This is a large recipe, but this spaghetti is even better the next day. Enjoy for lunch, or another dinner. It also freezes well. You will be glad you make it all!

Yield: 10 servings
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1 (16-ounce) package spaghetti
1 pound ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
1 (24-fluid ounce) jar meatless spaghetti sauce
1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
2 large eggs
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
5 tablespoons butter, melted
2 cups (16 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
4 cups (16 ounces) part-skim shredded mozzarella cheese


Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in spaghetti 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 of the spaghetti mixture in a greased 3-qt. baking dish. Top with half of the cottage cheese, meat sauce and mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers. Cover and bake at 350° for 40 minutes. Uncover; bake 20-25 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 10 servings.

Originally published as Baked Spaghetti in Quick Cooking July/August 2005, p65

Source: tasteofhome.com

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