Spaghetti and Meatball Pasta Bake Recipe

Spaghetti and Meatball Pasta Bake Recipe

How To Make Spaghetti and Meatball Pasta Bake

Enjoy a cheesy pasta bake that comes with juicy beef meatballs and a savory pasta sauce. It’s topped with mozzarella and Parmesan for a richer meal!

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

Serves:

Ingredients

For Meatballs:

  • 1lblean ground beef
  • cupfresh bread crumbs
  • 1tbspmilk
  • ½tspsalt
  • 1tspWorcestershire sauce
  • ½tsppepper
  • ¼cuponion,finely chopped
  • 2tbspfresh parsley,chopped
  • 1egg

For Casserole:

  • 8ozspaghetti
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 2cupsmozzarella cheese,shredded, divided
  • ½cupParmesan cheese,grated
  • 1large egg,slightly beaten
  • 2tbspfresh parsley
  • 28ozpasta sauce

Instructions

  1. Grease a large casserole dish. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Combine all the meatball ingredients, then form them into 1-inch balls.

  3. Place the meatballs in a 9×13-inch dish and bake for 18 to 20 minutes. Remove from oven and reduce the heat to 350 degrees F. Remove the meatballs and set aside.

  4. Boil the pasta until al dente. Drain well and toss with olive oil.

  5. Stir together the egg, parsley, pepper, ½ cup of mozzarella cheese, ¼ cup of Parmesan cheese, and pepper to taste.

  6. Toss with the pasta and place it in the 9×13-inch dish. Top with meatballs and pasta sauce.

  7. Cover with foil and bake for 35 minutes. Remove foil, top with remaining cheeses, and continue to bake for about 10 minutes until the cheese is melted and browned.

  8. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 582.22kcal
  • Fat: 34.59g
  • Saturated Fat: 16.83g
  • Trans Fat: 0.68g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.39g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.96g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.49g
  • Fiber: 2.94g
  • Sugar: 7.49g
  • Protein: 34.00g
  • Cholesterol: 149.82mg
  • Sodium: 1078.89mg
  • Calcium: 543.25mg
  • Potassium: 636.97mg
  • Iron: 2.91mg
  • Vitamin A: 209.79µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.97mg
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