Baked Spaghetti And Mozzarella Recipe

Baked spaghetti and mozzarella is a very satisfying dish that will make everyone at your table happy and full. It is a perfect centerpiece on your family weekend get-together. You can serve it with your favorite roasted or mashed potatoes.


• 3/4 lb spaghetti pasta
• 3/4 lb fresh mozzarella (cut into 1/2-inch pieces)
• 2 cups basil leaves
• 2 cans whole peeled tomatoes
• 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
• 2 garlic cloves (crushed and peeled)
• Salt


This recipe takes about 1 hour. Serves 4-6.

Preheat oven to 400 F.

Pulse tomatoes in a food processor until blended well.
Set aside.

Set a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Heat olive oil.
Saute crushed and peeled garlic cloves for a minute.
Add the pulsed tomatoes.
Let it cook for 10-12 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
Remove from heat.
Set aside.

Set a large pot over medium-high heat.
Put salted water and bring to a boil.
Cook pasta for 5 minutes.
Drain and return the pasta to the pot.
Add tomato sauce and stir.
Add basil leaves and half of the mozzarella slices.
Mix to combine.
Transfer to a baking dish.
Top it off with the remaining mozzarella slices.
Put inside the oven and let it bake for 25 minutes.
Remove, then serve and enjoy!

Baked Spaghetti And Mozzarella Recipe
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