Spaghetti With Creamy Tomato Meat Sauce & Cheese Topping (Li

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Redsie

A great light recipe from Rose Reisman. You can prepare sauce up to 2 days in advance.

Top Review by Juenessa

We enjoyed this creamy pasta dish for lunch today. I had already sauted a pound of ground beef before realizing that I was to only use 1/2 a pound. I did end up adding about 6 ounces extra of pasta sauce so the beef mixture wouldn't be dry. I got all the way to the end of preparation and realized I hadn't bought any mozzarella cheese, so I used some left over provolone cheese and a bit of shredded cheddar on top. This kicks up plain ol' spaghetti a couple of notches and is great comfort food. Thanks, Redsie!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Spray a 13x9 inch glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a nonstick saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook onions and garlic for 5 minutes or until softened. Stir in beef; cook for 5 minutes, or until no longer pink, stirring to break up meat. Stir in tomato sauce, basil, oregano, and hot pepper sauce. Reduce heat to a simmer; cook for 10 minutes, covered.
  3. Meanwhile, in pot of boiling water, cook spaghetti for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender but firm; drain. In a food processor, combine sour cream, cheeses, and salt and pepper; purée until smooth.
  4. Place drained spaghetti in baking dish. Spoon sour cream mixture on top of spaghetti, mixing well. Spoon tomato sauce evenly over top. Mix together topping ingredients; sprinkle over casserole.
  5. Bake in centre of oven for 20 minutes. Spoon out to serve.

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