Spaghetti Casserole

Delicious Baked Spaghetti Casserole – spaghetti, egg, parmesan, cottage cheese, sausage/hamburger, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, spices and mozzarella – SOOO good! Baked pasta topped with a quick homemade sauce. Makes a great freezer meal!

Delicious Baked Spaghetti Casserole - spaghetti, egg, parmesan, cottage cheese, sausage/hamburger, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, spices and mozzarella - SOOO good! Baked pasta topped with a quick homemade sauce. Makes a great freezer meal!

This Baked Spaghetti Casserole is SOOOO GOOD!  Seriously!   It might be my favorite baked spaghetti recipe on the blog.  This was recommended by my parents.  They ate it and just raved about it.  We had to give it a try!

This recipe makes enough for 6 people.  I was skeptical because this was made in an 8×8 pan, but it was enough for 6 servings.  We ate this for dinner and lunch the next day.  I froze the last two pieces and we ate them on another night.  It tasted great every time!

Delicious Baked Spaghetti Casserole - spaghetti, egg, parmesan, cottage cheese, sausage/hamburger, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, spices and mozzarella - SOOO good! Baked pasta topped with a quick homemade sauce. Makes a great freezer meal!

Delicious Baked Spaghetti Casserole - spaghetti, egg, parmesan, cottage cheese, sausage/hamburger, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, spices and mozzarella - SOOO good! Baked pasta topped with a quick homemade sauce. Makes a great freezer meal!

Yield: serves 6

Spaghetti Casserole

prep time: 10 MINScook time: 25 MINStotal time: 35 mins

ingredients:

  • 7-oz spaghetti
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese (green can)
  • 1 cup non-fat cottage cheese
  • 1 lb sausage
  • 2 Tbsp dried minced onion flakes
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 (14.5-oz) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (6-oz) can tomato paste
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.  Lightly spray an 8×8 pan with cooking spray.
  2. Cook spaghetti according to package directions.  Drain.  Toss spaghetti with egg and parmesan cheese.  Place in 8×8 pan.  Spread cottage cheese over spaghetti mixture.
  3. Cook sausage, onion and garlic until sausage crumbles and is no longer pink.  Drain.  Add sausage back to skillet and stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar and oregano.  Cook until thoroughly heated.  Spread over cottage cheese mixture.  Top with mozzarella cheese.
  4. Bake for 25-30 minutes.

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Comments

  1. Make this tonight, Ladies! I made it Saturday for dinner and it will knock your socks off. I did make it with Johnsonville Italian Sausage and both tomato products had Italian herbs and I substituted dried Italian seasoning for the plain Oregano. It is wonderful and your family will love it. Thank you Steph for such a good recipe.

  2. Do you think subbing Ricotta Cheese instead of cottage cheese would work? I just can't bring myself to even look at cottage cheese – silly, I know!

  3. Jennifer – I just used regular breakfast sausage because that is what I had on hand. I think Italian Sausage would be delicious too!

  4. I'll be trying this out soon! My mom has been talking about baked spaghetti for like the last week haha, I'll pass it along to her as well!

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