Baked Million Dollar Spaghetti Recipe

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Edna Bell Modified: March 24, 2022
Baked Million Dollar Spaghetti Recipe

How To Make Baked Million Dollar Spaghetti

Have a delicious, filling meal with this million dollar spaghetti that’s baked in marinara with browned beef, cream cheese, and melty mozzarella topping.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes



  • 1lbspaghetti,cooked 2 minutes shy of directions and drained
  • 1lbground beef
  • 1medium onion,chopped
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • ½tspkosher salt,to taste
  • ½tsppepper,to taste
  • 6cupsmarinara sauce
  • 8ozcream cheese,softened
  • 3cupsshredded mozzarella cheese
  • parsley,chopped, optional as a garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a large skillet, add the beef, onions, garlic, salt, and pepper into the pan and cook on high.

  3. Once browned, turn off the heat, drain the liquid left in the pan, and mix in 1 cup of the marinara sauce.

  4. Add the cooked spaghetti to the remaining 5 cups of the marinara sauce and toss to combine.

  5. Mix the cream cheese and 2 cups of mozzarella cheese in a bowl.

  6. Add half the pasta/sauce to the bottom of a 9×13-inch pan.

  7. Add the cream cheese mixture and top with the remaining pasta/sauce mixture.

  8. Add the meat sauce mixture on top of the pasta and top with the remaining cup of mozzarella cheese.

  9. Cover and bake for 30 minutes.

  10. Uncover and bake for an additional 10 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly


  • Calories: 770.62kcal
  • Fat: 43.47g
  • Saturated Fat: 22.61g
  • Trans Fat: 0.60g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.48g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.49g
  • Carbohydrates: 55.77g
  • Fiber: 5.18g
  • Sugar: 13.27g
  • Protein: 38.23g
  • Cholesterol: 144.12mg
  • Sodium: 1483.63mg
  • Calcium: 600.24mg
  • Potassium: 954.58mg
  • Iron: 3.58mg
  • Vitamin A: 339.94µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.98mg
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