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This baked spaghetti casserole recipe is a family vegetarian recipe originally made by my grandma.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?!


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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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This baked spaghetti casserole recipe is a family vegetarian recipe originally made by my grandma.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!
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 12 servings
Ingredients
  • 500g spaghetti
  • 200g ricotta
  • 200g 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.
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Ruxandra Micu

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I’m Ruxandra Micu, a food blogger with extensive experience in online marketing and design. I’m passionate about cooking, nutrition, and helping businesses grow. I want to help people live a healthier life and to teach them the benefits of a clean, vegetarian diet. Need online marketing services and want me to help you grow your blog/business? Check out my portfolio > ruxandramicu.ro < and contact me!

10 Comments on “Baked Spaghetti Casserole with Cheese”

  1. 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!

    1. 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 🙂

  2. 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!

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

  4. thanks, that was the USSR kindergarten's top meal…delicious…
    now i have to recall those times 8)

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