Baked Spaghetti & Meatballs

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 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


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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.