Are you looking for a delicious dinner that your whole family will love? Look no further than this Baked Spaghetti Alfredo recipe!
This easy recipe is made with simple ingredients and is ready in under an hour. Plus, it’s trending on TikTok so you’ll be the cool mom when you make this yummy dinner!
Have you heard of Baked Spaghetti Alfredo? It’s seriously sooooo good! This recipe combines the creamy goodness of fettuccine alfredo with the tangy deliciousness of baked spaghetti to take Italian comfort food to a whole new level.
When I was young, there was a restaurant that served a dish like spaghetti alfredo, but I had completely forgotten about it until I saw someone talking about it on TikTok. The first time I made this delicious pasta recipe, my kids immediately declared it their new favorite recipe.
This delicious Spaghetti Alfredo recipe is packed with savory ground beef, tangy spaghetti sauce and creamy Alfredo sauce. It’s simple enough for beginners and customizable for those who want to experiment.
This is one of those pasta dishes that is easy to make and ready in less than an hour. Plus, it’s a guaranteed crowd pleaser!
Spaghetti is the perfect base for this delicious dish. It is easy to prepare and can be cooked in minutes. Plus, it offers a great texture that pairs perfectly with the beef and sausage. The spaghetti also holds up to all the toppings within the Alfredo sauce for an extra creamy taste!
Ground beef adds a hearty and savory flavor that pairs perfectly with the sweet Italian sausage and Alfredo sauce in this dish.
Sweet Italian Sausage
The sweet Italian sausage adds a tangy and flavorful kick to the dish. It complements the ground beef, spaghetti and Alfredo sauce perfectly!
This dish wouldn't be complete without spaghetti sauce. This classic Italian ingredient adds a bold and zesty flavor to the dish that is sure to please everyone.
Garlic and Onion Powder
These two classic ingredients add a savory flavor that really makes the dish stand out.
Unsalted butter is used to create a creamy and rich Alfredo sauce that is sure to be a hit with the entire family.
The minced garlic adds a nice flavor kick to the Alfredo sauce. It's a great way to add extra flavor to the dish without overpowering it.
Heavy Whipping Cream
Adding heavy cream creates an incredibly creamy and delicious Alfredo sauce.
This classic Italian ingredient adds an amazing depth of flavor and texture to the dish. The Parmesan cheese really ties everything together for an unforgettable taste experience!
Mozzarella cheese adds a delicious and creamy texture that really takes the dish to the next level. It's the perfect way to add extra yumminess!
Baked Spaghetti Ingredients:
- 1 pound spaghetti
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 pound sweet Italian sausage
- 1 jar spaghetti sauce
- ¼ tsp garlic powder
- ¼ tsp onion powder
- ¼ tsp pepper
- 1 stick unsalted butter
- 1 tbsp mince garlic
- 2 cups heavy whipping cream
- 2 cups shredded parmesan cheese
- 3 cups shredded mozzarella
How To Make Spaghetti Alfredo
Preheat the oven to 425°F (218°C).
Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add the spaghetti. Cook for 8-10 minutes, or until al dente. Drain and set aside.
In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef and sausage until browned, about 10 minutes. Once cooked, remove from heat and drain off any excess grease.
Return the skillet back to low heat and add the garlic powder and onion powder.
Add your jar of spaghetti sauce to the meat mixture and let simmer for 10 minutes.
While your meat sauce mixture is simmering, you'll want to make your homemade Alfredo sauce.
Add a stick of butter to a clean pan and melt over medium heat. Add your minced garlic and stir for 30 seconds.
Whisk in your heavy whipping cream and parmesan and stir until a thick sauce forms. You can season your cream sauce with salt, black pepper or Italian seasoning if you want more flavor.
Grease an 11x13 inch baking dish with softened butter or nonstick spray and add your hot pasta noodles to the dish.
Pour Alfredo sauce on top of your spaghetti noodles in an even layer.
Top with the meat sauce mixture. Cover with mozzarella cheese.
Bake for 5-10 minutes until golden brown on top and bubbling around the edges.
Let cool for 10 minutes before serving.
This delicious and easy Spaghetti Alfredo dish is sure to please the entire family. You may want to double this recipe because everyone will be asking for seconds and thirds!
Serve with a side of garlic bread or a green salad – it's sure to be an instant hit in your home. Enjoy!
How To Store Spaghetti Alfredo
This Spaghetti Alfredo dish can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to four days. To reheat, place individual servings into a microwave-safe bowl and heat on high for 1 minute or until warmed through. You can also place it back in the oven at 350°F (175°C) for 15 minutes or until hot all the way through. Enjoy!
The best way to enjoy this amazing dish is fresh out of the oven, but leftovers will still taste amazing! So why not make a big batch and have dinners ready for the rest of the week?
Frequent Asked Questions
Can I use ground turkey instead of ground beef?
Yes! Feel free to substitute ground turkey or ground chicken for the ground beef in this recipe.
Can I use penne pasta instead of spaghetti?
While you can use any type of noodles, my favorite pasta for this recipe is spaghetti, linguine or fettuccine noodles.
Can I use a different type of sausage?
Yes. Feel free to use hot or mild sausage instead of sweet Italian sausage for a different flavor profile.
I can't find shredded parmesan. Can I use a different type of cheese?
We love the flavor that the shredded parmesan adds to the alfredo sauce, but feel free to substitute sharp cheddar or monterey jack if you don't have shredded parmesan.
I have a homemade alfredo sauce recipe that I love that uses cream cheese instead of heavy whipping cream. Can I use that instead?
Sure. While we love the taste of this creamy sauce, you are welcome to use your favorite alfredo recipe.
Can I use a jar of alfredo sauce instead of making my own?
Technically, you can do whatever you want, but you'll get the best results with homemade alfredo sauce.
Spaghetti Alfredo is a new twist on a classic dish that is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. With its rich sauce and creamy texture, this dish is bound to become an instant hit in your home with little effort or time spent. Plus, it's easy to tailor the ingredients you use so that everyone can enjoy a tasty meal! Give this easy dinner idea a try today – you won't be disappointed.
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