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Cheesy Baked Spaghetti

Ingredients

  • 8 oz Spaghetti Uncooked
  • 1 Pound Ground Beef
  • 26.5 oz Spaghetti Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Green Peppers Chopped, Optional
  • 1/3 Cup Onions Chopped
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese Softened
  • 2 Tbsp Milk
  • Parmesan Cheese or Mozzarella Cheese Fresh
  • French's Fried Onions Small Can
  • Parmesan Cheese Grated

Instructions

  • Cook spaghetti according to directions on the package. Cook to al dente, drain, and set aside.
  • Brown Ground Beef, and drain grease. Pour spaghetti sauce into ground beef and heat.
  • While spaghetti & ground beef are cooking, combine onions, peppers, and butter in microwave safe bowl. Cover and heat on high for four minutes. NOTE: Times may vary - start with 1 or 2 minutes and adjust timing until onions are translucent
  • Add cream cheese and milk to microwaved onions & pepper mixture and stir (You may need to warm the cream cheese up a few seconds in the microwave to make it easier to mix together)
  • In a 10 x 6 oval Pyrex dish (or similar size), put a thin layer of the spaghetti sauce on the bottom of the dish
  • Add the spaghetti noodles then add the cream cheese mixture, and then spaghetti sauce
  • Sprinkle parmesan cheese (or mozzarella if you prefer) over the top of the casserole
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes
  • Add Fried Onions and bake and additional five minutes
  • Garnish with Grated Parmesan