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Easy Baked Spaghetti

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on May 2, 2007.



Easy Baked Spaghetti

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • Dash of pepper
  • 1 can (1 pound, 13 ounces) tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 package (8 ounces) spaghetti, uncooked
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup shredded Italian blend cheese


Heat oil in large skillet; add onions and garlic. Cook slowly for 5 minutes. Add ground beef and cook until lightly browned; drain excess oil. Add seasonings and tomatoes. Cover, simmer 30 minutes. Remove garlic and add water. Break half of spaghetti into well greased 2-quart casserole. Pour half of sauce over spaghetti and sprinkle with half of cheese. Add remaining spaghetti and sauce and top with cheese. Bake covered at 325°F for 25 minutes. Uncover and bake 25 minutes more or until brown. Makes 6 servings.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving:
380 calories, 13 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 50 mg cholesterol, 950 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 6 g sugar, 28 g protein


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