This incredilbe Million Dollar Spaghetti is an easy to make, family friendly casserole that has 2 layers of spaghetti, an ooey gooey cheese layer, all topped off with a rich sausage tomato sauce. We're talking Serious Deliciousness!
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Million Dollar Spaghetti Casserole

Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Author Kathleen
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Million Dollar Spaghetti Casserole is an easy hearty casserole that is both budget-friendly and easy to make. This casserole is simple and a delicious way to feed a family or a crowd!
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Ingredients

  • 16 Ounces Dried Spaghetti Noodles
  • 1 Large Yellow Onion , Chopped
  • 4-6 Cloves Garlic , Minced
  • 1 1/2 Pounds Sweet Italian Sausage , Casing Removed
  • 3 teaspoons Dried Italian Seasoning , divided
  • 2--24 Ounce Jars Spaghetti Sauce-Divided
  • 8 Ounces Cottage Cheese or Ricotta Cheese
  • 8 Ounces Cream Cheese , At Room Temperature
  • 1/4 Cup Sour Cream
  • 3 Cups Mozzarella , Shredded-Divided
  • 1/2 Cup Butter , Cut Into Slices-Divided

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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package, drain well and return pasta to original pot. Add 1 jar of prepared spaghetti sauce and combine. Set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until they begin to soften, about 5 minutes. Add sausage and 2 teaspoons Italian Seasoning to skillet, and cook until no pink remains. Drain well. Add 1 jar of spaghetti sauce to skillet. Set aside.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl, combine Cottage cheese or ricotta cheese, cream cheese, sour cream, 1 cup mozzarella, and 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning. Set aside.
  5. Place half the slices of butter in a 9x13 baking dish. Spread half the spaghetti in dish, then spread cheese mixture evenly over spaghetti. Spread remaining spaghetti over cheese mixture. Top with the remaining butter slices.Pour tomato meat sauce evenly over top layer of spaghetti.
  6. Top with remaining mozzarella and bake in preheated oven until casserole is heated through, about 35-45 minutes.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 583, Fat: 39g, Saturated Fat: 19g, Cholesterol: 109mg, Sodium: 826mg, Potassium: 337mg, Carbohydrates: 32g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 3g, Protein: 23g, Vitamin A: 745%, Vitamin C: 2.5%, Calcium: 209%, Iron: 1.7%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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