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baked spaghetti

Baked Spaghetti Casserole Recipe

This delicious baked spaghetti will be requested again and again for potlucks and family gatherings. It's especially popular with all that love cheese. Add a tossed salad and garlic bread, and dinner is ready.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword casserole, pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 487 kcal
Author Cindy Hopper


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium green pepper , chopped
  • 2 medium onions , chopped
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 6 ounce cans of tomato paste
  • 2 28 ounces cans whole tomatoes , pureed
  • 1 8 ounce canned mushrooms , drained
  • 1 pound spaghetti (Barilla gluten free is what I used)
  • 3 cups grated cheddar cheese



  1. Brown 1 1/2 pounds ground beef, green pepper and onions in a skillet. Once cooked, drain fat.


  1. Mix together 1/2 cup olive oil,  cans of tomato paste, cans of  tomatoes and drained mushrooms. Simmer for 1 1/2 hours.

  2. Once sauce is finished add ground beef mixture.

  3. Cook 1 pound spaghetti and drain. Place spaghetti in large 3-quart casserole dish. Place sauce on top of spaghetti and top with grated cheddar cheese. Bake 350 for about 30-40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Baked Spaghetti Casserole Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 487 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 69mg23%
Sodium 218mg9%
Potassium 309mg9%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 320IU6%
Vitamin C 9.3mg11%
Calcium 227mg23%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.