Baked Spaghetti & Meatballs !


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  • 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


  1. In a large cast-iron skillet, sauté onions in olive oil over med/low heat. Add in garlic and continue sautéing until onions are tender.
  2. Add cooked meatballs.
  3. Add marinara sauce and tsp Italian seasoning.
  4. Heat over med/low heat for about 20-30 minutes.
  5. In a separate large pot, cook spaghetti noodles according to package directions (undercook by 2 minutes).
  6. With a large slotted spoon, scoop meatballs from sauce and set aside.
  7. Scoop cooked spaghetti (with a large slotted spoon) into marinara sauce. Add in about 1/2 cup pasta cooking water. Gently stir until pasta is fully coated with sauce.
  8. Add cooked meatballs to the top of spaghetti.
  9. Top with grated cheese & parmesan cheese.
  10. Bake at 350* for approx 20-30 minutes or until hot and bubbly and cheese is melted.

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