Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs Casserole
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Italian Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs Casserole is a delicious change from your everyday pasta & sauce. This will be a family favorite comfort food recipe!
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 6
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • ⅓ cup fresh bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoons milk
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ cup onion , finely chopped
  • 12 oz. package fresh spaghetti, linguine or fettuccine
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese , divided
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 large egg , slightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley ounce
  • 28 oz. can of Tuttorosso tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 egg
  1. Grease a large casserole dish; set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. Combine all ingredients for meatballs and form into about 1″ balls.
  4. Place on a foil or parchment-lined pan and bake for 18 minutes. Remove from oven; reduce heat to 350 degrees.
  5. Boil the pasta until just al dente (according to package directions). You don't want the pasta fully cooked as it will be baking afterward.
  6. Drain and toss with olive oil.
  7. Stir together egg, parsley, pepper, ½ cup mozzarella cheese, ¼ cup parmesan cheese & pepper to taste. Toss with the pasta and place in prepared dish.
  8. Pour the meatballs and pasta sauce over it. Cover with foil and bake 35 minutes.
  9. Remove foil, top with remaining cheeses and continue to bake just until cheese is melted and browned (watch so it doesn't burn). Enjoy!
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