baked meatball and spaghetti

baked meatball and spaghetti


INGREDIENTS

Meatballs I used about 1 1/2 doz homemade meatballs **Meatballs were fully cooked

24 oz jar marinara sauce I used San Marzano Sauce

1/2 yellow onion diced

3 cloves garlic crushed

1 tsp Italian seasoning

2 TBSP olive oil

3/4 # spaghetti noodles

1-2 cups grated cheese I used half colby-jack, half mozzarella

1/2 cup grated parmesan

INSTRUCTIONS

In large cast iron skillet, sauté onions in olive oil over med/low heat. Add in garlic and continue sautéing until onions are tender.

Add cooked meatballs.

Add marinara sauce and tsp Italian seasoning.

Heat over med/low heat for about 20-30 minutes.

In separate large pot, cook spaghetti noodles according to package directions (under cook by 2 minutes).

With large slotted spoon, scoop meatballs from sauce and set aside.

Scoop cooked spaghetti (with large slotted spoon) into marinara sauce. Add in about 1/2 cup pasta cooking water. Gently stir until pasta is fully coated with sauce.

Add cooked meatballs to top of spaghetti.

Top with grated cheese & parmesan cheese.

Bake at 350* for approx 20-30 minutes or until hot and bubbly and cheese is melted.