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Baked Spaghetti Casserole with Cheese

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This baked spaghetti casserole recipe is a family vegetarian recipe originally made by my grandma. It is the perfect comfort food for you and your family! 

Hey, foodies! I present you today my grandma’s baked spaghetti casserole recipe! This baked spaghetti casserole with cheese recipe may not be diet-friendly, but still, it’s a comfort food you can indulge yourself with once in a while.

My grandma recently gave up trying to feed me meat, but there’s a really long way to go until she’ll understand that I try to avoid eating dairy products too. She made this awesome baked spaghetti casserole last weekend and I liked it so much that I asked her for the recipe. Yes, it was that good.

I used feta cheese for this baked spaghetti casserole, but you can use other types of cheese as well. I think it would be really awesome to turn this into a Quattro Formaggi pasta casserole, don’t you think?!

This is a really delicious recipe. You’ll have a hard time trying to resist eating all of it! If you like this casserole recipe, you should also try my zucchini and cheese casserole.

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Yield: 12 servings

Baked Spagetti Casserole with Cheese

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This baked spaghetti casserole recipe is a family vegetarian recipe originally made by my grandma. It is the perfect comfort food for you and your family!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 500g (17.5oz) spaghetti
  • 200g (1 cup) ricotta
  • 200g (1 cup) feta cheese
  • 6 garlic cloves, mashed
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • sea salt, to taste
  • white pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Boil the pasta following the instructions on the package. (10-12 minutes)
  2. Preheat your oven at 395F.
  3. Coat the oven tray with some olive oil.
  4. Drain the spaghetti and put them in a large bowl.
  5. Whisk the eggs with salt and pepper and pour them over the pasta.
  6. Using a fork, blend cheeses together and when they have a paste-like consistency add them over the spaghetti.
  7. *Add sliced/mashed garlic. (optional)
  8. Mix well, then put them in the oven tray.
  9. Place the tray in the oven and cook for about 30-35 minutes, until golden and crispy. You can use the grill for the last 10 minutes to create a lovely crust on top.

Nutrition Information

Yield

12

Amount Per Serving Calories 40Total Fat 3gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 49mgSodium 82mgCarbohydrates 1gFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 2g

I strive to keep the information as accurate as possible but make no warranties regarding its accuracy. I encourage you to make your own calculations using your preferred nutrition calculator.

baked spaghetti casserole

Sandra Smith

Friday 2nd of July 2021

grams?

Nelly

Wednesday 18th of July 2018

This is the first time that I try baking spaghetti and I must say - I didn't expect it to be so good!

Thanks, Ruxandra!

Ruxandra Micu

Monday 22nd of October 2018

Glad you liked the recipe! :)

adriana

Sunday 4th of May 2014

eu nu am cine stie ce ustensile in bucatarie dar cumpar

Ruxandra

Monday 5th of May 2014

Nici eu nu am cine stie ce aparatura, doar lucruri de baza. Daca ai un blender te descurci sa faci cam orice. Pentru buget restrans recomand un blender vertical cu care poti face si supe crema mult mai usor. Ideal e sa ai un robot de bucatarie, insa nici eu nu am avut robot o mare perioada de timp si am rezistat si fara el :) Aparatura doar ne mai usureaza munca :)

Gourmandelle

Saturday 17th of March 2012

Thanks Stella! Maybe you should have let it a little bit longer in the oven. Also if you have an oven with a grill option, you can turn it on for about 10-15 minutes and it will get this lovely crust. Hope this helps!

Stella

Saturday 17th of March 2012

It didn't turn out "golden" like the one on the picture : ) but it was superb! Very simple, quick and tasty recipe, thanks!

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