DINNER

Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti

Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti

Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti is a delicious and creamy dish that’s easy to prepare. Here’s a simple recipe for you:

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces (about 225g) of spaghetti
  • 8 ounces (about 225g) of cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • 1 cup of marinara sauce (or your favorite pasta sauce)
  • 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: chopped fresh basil or parsley for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the Oven: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Cook the Spaghetti: Cook the spaghetti according to the package instructions until it’s al dente. Drain the spaghetti and set it aside.
  3. Prepare the Cream Cheese Mixture: In a mixing bowl, combine the softened cream cheese, sour cream, grated Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Mix until well combined.

  1. Combine with Spaghetti: In a large mixing bowl, toss the cooked spaghetti with the cream cheese mixture until the spaghetti is evenly coated.
  2. Layering: Spread half of the marinara sauce in the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish. Spread the spaghetti mixture evenly over the sauce. Pour the remaining marinara sauce over the spaghetti and spread it out evenly.
  3. Cheese Topping: Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese over the top of the spaghetti.
  4. Bake: Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for about 25-30 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly and the edges are lightly golden brown.
  5. Enjoy: Serve the Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti hot and enjoy your creamy, cheesy pasta dish!

 

This recipe is quite versatile, so feel free to customize it to your liking by adding cooked ground beef, sausage, or vegetables to the sauce mixture before baking.

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