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 the noodles.
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 the cheese to melt
Serves 10 (10SP)
Reviews I got from Followers:
I LOVED this recipe! I make it with rigatoni noodles, and instead of 1 lb. of ground beef, I do 1/2 lb. Ground beef and 1/2 lb. sausage, it adds TONS of flavor and sends it over the top!! I have VERY picky eaters in my house, so I buy extra spaghetti sauce and mix the cheese mixture in with the spaghetti sauce WELL so that they don’t know there’s cream cheese in it. I add a little extra sauce because we like it saucy.
I have made this dish several times, and it is absolutely delicious. I have to stop myself from eating the entire pan. My mom said that this is the best spaghetti she has ever eaten. It’s actually better the second day. I use mild Italian sausage and add minced garlic and onions to the meat. I mix in a bit of Italian seasoning and grated parmesan to the cheese mixture. I skip the butter and cover with foil for 30 minutes, add the cheese and then bake for another 15 minutes.