Classic Baked Spaghetti Recipes That'll Make You Cry with Joy

Baked spaghetti
Easy to make. Prepared in a jiffy. Always delicious. These are three things that you can say about baked spaghetti dishes without a doubt! These delectable spaghetti recipes will leave your family licking their forks for the longest time and screaming, "Encore!"
Spaghetti is any mom's dream cooking item as there are hardly any moody teenager or a tantrum-throwing husband anywhere who see a plateful of yummy spaghetti and screw up their respective noses. Spaghetti is a super versatile Italian gift to the world of food which can be tossed up in a jiffy and you can do just so much with it. So without further delay, I shall give you a few baked spaghetti recipes. Just scroll down and see the gastronomical magic unfold.
Classic Baked Spaghetti
Ingredients:

Spaghetti, 8 oz. (thin variety)
Ground beef, 1lb.
Spaghetti sauce, 1 26-oz. can
Cheddar cheese, 2 cups (finely shredded)
Garlic, 1 tsp. (minced)
Oregano, 1 tbsp.

♨ How to Make ♨
For this recipe, you need to preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Cook the spaghetti in boiling water and drain it completely. In the meantime, you need to cook the ground beef and the garlic over medium heat till it turns brown. Once done, drain it well.

Next, you have to combine the browned ground beef with the spaghetti sauce and the oregano. Use some cooking spray on the casserole dish and place at least ⅓ of the spaghetti at the bottom. Add some spaghetti sauce with ⅓ cheese over this base. You need to repeat this at least two times. Bake this combo for at least 30 minutes at 350 degrees F.
Cheese Baked Spaghetti
Ingredients:

Spaghetti, 1 lb.
Mozzarella cheese, 1 lb.
Ricotta cheese, 3 lbs.
Vegetable oil, ¼ cup
Eggs, 5
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste

♨ How to Make ♨
Boil the spaghetti with the salt and be careful to avoid overcooking. Then, you have to mix the Ricotta cheese, eggs and half of the Mozzarella cheese in a bowl. You can make thin slices of the remaining Mozzarella cheese and place it aside.

Meanwhile, you have to drain the spaghetti. Place this is a baking pan that contains oil. Add the mixture in the bowl to this and toss it together. Bake the entire combination at 400 degrees F for at least half an hour. Once done, remove the bowl from the oven. You can now place the slices of Mozzarella cheese over this. This cheesy spaghetti is bound to bring about a welcome change to your dinner table.
Mushroom Baked Spaghetti
Ingredients:

Onion, 1 (chopped)
Bell pepper, 1 (diced)
Margarine, 1 tbsp.
Mushroom 1 4-oz. (stems and pieces, drained)
Black olives, 1 2¼-oz. can (drained and sliced)
Tomatoes, 1 28-oz. can (liquid retained, chopped)
Basil, 1 tsp. (ground)
Garlic powder, 1½ tsp.
Cooked spaghetti, 12 oz.
Cream of mushroom soup, 1 can
Cheddar cheese, 2 (shredded)
Parmesan Cheese (grated)
Lean ground beef (optional), 1 lb. (browned and drained)

♨ How to Make ♨
Use a large skillet to cook the onion and the bell pepper. Cook this till it turns tender. Now, add some tomatoes along with its liquid. Toss in some garlic powder, olives, ground beef, mushrooms and basil. Keep this uncovered and allow it to boil for at least 10 minutes.

Take a greased casserole dish and place at least ½ of the spaghetti in it. Pour ½ of the vegetable mixture over it. Measure 1 cup of cheddar cheese approximately and sprinkle this over the mixture. You have to repeat these layers. Next, mix the water along with the soup and pour it over the casserole. Finally sprinkle some Parmesan cheese over this. Lastly, you need to bake it at 350 degrees F for at least 35 minutes.
Baked Spaghetti Florentine
Ingredients:

Spaghetti, 4 oz. (cooked and drained)
Egg, 1 (large, beaten)
Onion, 2 tsp. (minced and dried)
Sour cream, ½ cup
Salt, ½ tsp.
Pepper, to taste (freshly ground)
Milk, ¼ cup
Shredded cheese, 2 cups (approx. 16 oz.)
Parmesan cheese, 4 tbsp. (freshly grated )
Spinach, 110-oz. packet (frozen variety, thawed and squeezed dry)

♨ How to Make ♨
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Next, lightly grease a baking dish and set is aside. Then, combine the milk, salt, pepper, egg, onion, sour cream and two tablespoons of the cheese in a large bowl. Mix this well. Now, add the spinach and the cooked spaghetti. Toss this combination for it to mix well. Once done, place this in a baking dish. Sprinkle this with some grated cheese. Cover it and bake it for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, remove the cover and bake for another 15 minutes. Your dish is ready to be served!
Now, quickly go grab that apron and start playing around with one of the recipes given above. Rest assured that your family will eat up the tiniest morsel on the plate during dinner tonight.