Ingredient List
Pasta Ingredients:
  • 8 ounces spaghetti noodles
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried parsley
  • 1 cup low-fat Cottage cheese
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
Sauce Ingredients:
  • 8 ounces ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 (24 ounce) jar pasta sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
For the Baked Spaghetti
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 11×7-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

  • Cook spaghetti in medium pot according to package directions for al dente. Drain and return to pot, remove from heat.

  • Add butter and salt; stir until butter is melted.

  • Add remaining pasta ingredients and toss to combine.

  • Transfer pasta/cheese mixture into bottom of prepared dish.

  • Brown ground beef with garlic and onion in medium skillet. Drain grease and return to pan.

  • Add pepper, pasta sauce, sugar and Italian seasoning. Stir well and spread evenly over pasta/cheese mixture.

  • Sprinkle remaining 1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese on top.

  • Bake uncovered for 35-40 minutes, until top cheese is browned and spaghetti is bubbly.

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