The beauty of casseroles is in their versatility. You have some basic ingredients that the majority of casseroles feature, but most ingredients are customizable. Want yours to be vegetarian? Not a problem. Looking to use up all the veggies in the fridge? Sure. Want to try something new and unusual? This spaghetti casserole might just be the thing for you.
This extra special spaghetti casserole is a great dish for a party. You can cook a big amount in one sitting, while keeping the great flavor and texture. If you’ve never had a spaghetti casserole, this will be a fun experiment for your kitchen. This dish is entirely customizable. Add or remove ingredients to suit your taste buds.
How to make a Million Dollar Spaghetti Casserole?
Preheat your oven to 350
Can you freeze this spaghetti casserole?
This spaghetti casserole is best enjoyed when it’s fresh and hot. However, if you want to save some goodness for later, you can definitely freeze it. Wrap the casserole in aluminum foil or put it in an airtight container. Store it in the freezer and consume within two months.
How long can I store spaghetti casserole in the fridge for?
Though our spaghetti casserole tastes best when it’s fresh out of the oven, sometimes you don’t have it in you to eat the whole thing. Not to worry; this spaghetti casserole will make an excellent lunch or dinner tomorrow! To store it in the fridge, put it in an airtight container. The casserole can then be consumed within the next three days.
Can I add meat to my spaghetti casserole?
Of course! If you need some extra protein in your meal, add a meat of your choosing to the casserole. Italian sausage would complement the flavors flawlessly. Be careful with raw meat and chicken. You might need to cook your meat before adding it to the baking dish and baking it in the oven.
- 1 lb of ground beef
- 1 jar of spaghetti sauce
- 8 oz of cream cheese
- ¼ cup sour cream
- ½ lb cottage cheese (equals 1 cup)
- ½ cup butter (1 stick)
- 1 pkg spaghetti 16 oz
- Grated cheddar cheese
Preheat your oven to 350°. Boil your spaghetti noodles until al dente (firm). Drain and set aside until
ready to assemble.
Combine the cream cheese, sour cream, and cottage cheese until well blended.
Brown your hamburger and when done, drain well. Combine the hamburger with your spaghetti sauce.
Put a few slices of butter into a 9×13 pan then pour half of your spaghetti noodles on top.
Take your cream cheese mixture and pour on top of the noodles. Spread well over noodles.
Pour the rest of the noodles on top of the cream cheese mixture. Put a few more slices of butter on top of
Pour your spaghetti and meat sauce on top of your noodles.
Now it is ready to put into the oven for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, pour the desired amount of grated
cheese on top and return to the oven for 15 minutes to allow cheese to melt.