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Easy Baked Spaghetti

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 6

Family favorite spaghetti gets a cheesy topping and baked until golden brown in the oven for a tasty twist on the weeknight staple. ...MORE+ LESS-

Aaron Hutcherson Aaron Hutcherson
March 14, 2017

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive oil
1
yellow onion, diced
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 1/2
lb ground beef
1
jar (25.5 oz) Muir Glen™ classic marinara pasta sauce
1
lb uncooked spaghetti
1
lb mozzarella cheese, sliced
Sliced fresh basil leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13 x 9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 10-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat; add 1 yellow onion, diced. Season with salt and pepper; cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion starts to brown. Add 1 1/2 lb ground beef; sprinkle with more salt and pepper. Cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until browned. Stir in 1 jar (25.5 oz) Muir Glen™ classic marinara pasta sauce; heat until warmed.
  • 3
    Cook and drain 1 lb spaghetti as directed on package. In baking dish, mix cooked spaghetti and pasta sauce mixture. Top with 1 lb sliced mozzarella cheese.
  • 4
    Bake about 30 minutes or until bubbling and cheese is melted. If desired, set oven control to broil last 1 to 2 minutes until cheese is browned. Top with sliced fresh basil leaves for serving.

Expert Tips

  • If broiling, be sure to keep a close eye on the dish so the cheese doesn’t burn.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
880
Calories from Fat
350
% Daily Value
Total Fat
39g
59%
Saturated Fat
15g
75%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
120mg
39%
Sodium
1260mg
53%
Potassium
430mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
80g
27%
Dietary Fiber
6g
24%
Sugars
8g
Protein
53g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
60%
60%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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