Smoked Baked Spaghetti

Serves:
4
Cook Time:
30 - 60 min
Method:
Baked
|
Smoked
Food:
Beef

Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. 01

    Fill stockpot with water and salt and bring to a boil.

  2. 02

    Cook spaghetti until al dente, following directions on package. Drain and set aside in a large bowl.

  3.  

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound spaghetti
  4. 03

    Sauté onion, green pepper and mushrooms in a large skillet until tender, about 5-7 minutes. Set aside in a small bowl. Do not wipe pan.

  5.  

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup onion, diced
    • 1 chopped green pepper, cored and seeded
    • 2 cup mushrooms, sliced
  6. 04

    Brown ground beef in the same pan and add minced garlic, salt and pepper and stir.

  7.  

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound ground beef
  8. 05

    Drain grease from ground beef and add green pepper, onion, mushrooms and spaghetti sauce. Mix well.

  9.  

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce
  10. 06

    Add 2 Tbsp. melted butter and ½ cup of grated cheese to cooked spaghetti and stir.

  11.  

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons melted butter
    • 2 cups grated or shredded cheese (Colby Jack, Mozzarella or Parmesan), divided
  12. 07

    Place 1/3 of meat sauce in the bottom of a well-greased 9 x 13 baking pan.

  13. 08

    Layer 1/3 of cheese on top of meat sauce.

  14.  

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups grated or shredded cheese (Colby Jack, Mozzarella or Parmesan), divided
  15. 09

    Add all of the spaghetti and spread evenly.

  16. 10

    Pour the rest of the meat sauce on top of spaghetti in an even layer.

  17. 11

    Bake for 45 minutes at 350˚F.

  18. 12

    Spread the remaining cheese and add black olives in an even layer across the top.

  19.  

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups grated or shredded cheese (Colby Jack, Mozzarella or Parmesan), divided
    • 2 ounce can of black olives, drained
  20. 13

    Bake at 350˚F for an additional 10-15 minutes until cheese is melted.

  21. 14

    Let cool for 10 minutes, then serve!