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Baked Spaghetti & Meatballs



  • 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


  • 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.