Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 30 mins | Total Time: 45 mins | Yield: 8 Servings
Are you looking for an amazing dish to serve for lunch or dinner? Well, you have got to give this one a try! I’m telling you; everyone is going to love this Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti Casserole!
12- ounces spaghetti
1 (26-ounces) jar prepared spaghetti sauce
1- pound lean ground beef
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1 clove garlic minced
1 (8-ounces) package cream cheese, room temperature
½ c parmesan cheese grated
Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.
Step 2: Place a skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium.
Step 3: Add the ground beef and cook until crumbly and brown.
Step 4: Discard any excess grease.
Step 5: Add the spaghetti sauce and stir until well blended. Remove from the heat.
Step 6: Refer to the directions provided on the package of the pasta on how to cook it. Drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.
Step 7: Place the pasta into a large mixing bowl.
Step 8: Add the Italian seasoning, cream cheese, and minced garlic into the bowl with the pasta. Stir until well combined.
Step 9: Apply cooking spray in a 9×13-inch baking pan.
Step 10: Spread a bit of the meat sauce onto the bottom of the prepared pan.
Step 11: Place the pasta over the sauce.
Step 12: Spread the rest of the meat sauce over the pasta.
Step 13: Sprinkle a generous amount of Parmesan cheese over the meat sauce.
Step 14: Place the pan inside the preheated oven and bake for about 30 minutes or until done.
Step 15: Remove from the oven and allow it to cool for a few minutes.
Step 16: Serve and enjoy!