Million Dollar Spaghetti

Million Dollar Spaghetti is a delicious baked spaghetti recipe loaded with Italian sausage, cream cheese, sour cream and a blend of shredded Italian cheeses.

Million Dollar Spaghetti is a delicious baked spaghetti recipe loaded with Italian sausage, cream cheese, sour cream and a blend of shredded Italian cheeses.



Million Dollar Spaghetti is a cheesy baked pasta recipe the whole family will love.

Million Dollar Spaghetti is a delicious baked spaghetti recipe loaded with Italian sausage, cream cheese, sour cream and a blend of shredded Italian cheeses.

This dish has layers of spaghetti and ground Italian sausage meat tossed in marinara sauce and a creamy center made with cream cheese and sour cream.

Million Dollar Spaghetti is a delicious baked spaghetti recipe loaded with Italian sausage, cream cheese, sour cream and a blend of shredded Italian cheeses.

This baked spaghetti recipe takes about an hour and fifteen minutes from start to finish and serves six to eight people.

Million Dollar Spaghetti is a delicious baked spaghetti recipe loaded with Italian sausage, cream cheese, sour cream and a blend of shredded Italian cheeses.

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To make this casserole recipe, I started by cooking a pound of spaghetti according to the directions on the package.

I drained the spaghetti and set it aside.

Then I removed the casings some from raw mild Italian sausage and dumped the meat into a large pot over medium-high heat.

raw Italian sausage meat in a large pot

I crumbled the sausage meat well as it cooked.

crumbled ground sausage meat in a large pot

Once the sausage meat was fully cooked I added some marinara sauce to the pot.

marinara on top of cooked ground sausage in a large pot

I stirred the marinara and sausage meat together well.

marinara and ground sausage mixture in a large pot

Then I added the cooked spaghetti to the pot.

cooked spaghetti on top of marinara and ground sausage in a large pot

I stirred until all of the spaghetti was coated in sauce and then removed the pot from the heat.

marinara, ground sausage and spaghetti in a large pot

I dumped some sour cream, cream cheese and basil pesto into a medium mixing bowl.

cream cheese, sour cream and basil pesto in a mixing bowl

I used an electric mixer to cream all of the ingredients together well. 

sour cream, cream cheese and basil pesto creamed together in a mixing bowl

Then I added some shredded Italian cheese blend to the bowl.

shredded Italian cheeses on top of sour cream and cream cheese mixture in a mixing bowl

I stirred the shredded cheese into the sour cream and cream cheese mixture.

cream cheese, sour cream and basil pesto mixture in a baking dish

Then I scooped half of the spaghetti mixture into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.

spaghetti and ground sausage tossed in marinara in a baking dish

I spread the sour cream and cream cheese mixture on top of the spaghetti.

cream cheese and sour cream mixture on top of spaghetti in a baking dish

Then I scooped the remaining spaghetti on top of the sour cream and cream cheese mixture.

spaghetti, marina and ground sausage mixture in a baking dish

I sprinkled some shredded Italian cheeses on top.

shredded cheese on top of spaghetti in a baking dish

Then I placed the dish in the oven and baked the spaghetti until the cheese on top was starting to brown.

Million Dollar Spaghetti is a delicious baked spaghetti recipe loaded with Italian sausage, cream cheese, sour cream and a blend of shredded Italian cheeses.

I removed the dish from the oven and served the spaghetti immediately.

Million Dollar Spaghetti is a delicious baked spaghetti recipe loaded with Italian sausage, cream cheese, sour cream and a blend of shredded Italian cheeses.

This spaghetti loaded with cream cheese and shredded cheeses is a step up from basic spaghetti and meatballs.

Million Dollar Spaghetti is a delicious baked spaghetti recipe loaded with Italian sausage, cream cheese, sour cream and a blend of shredded Italian cheeses.

If you are looking for a delicious baked pasta recipe, then you need to try this Million Dollar Spaghetti!

Million Dollar Spaghetti is a delicious baked spaghetti recipe loaded with Italian sausage, cream cheese, sour cream and a blend of shredded Italian cheeses.

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PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE RECIPE CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

Ingredients You’ll Need To Make This Million Dollar Spaghetti:

  • 1 lb spaghetti, uncooked
  • 1.5 lbs mild Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 48 oz marinara sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp basil pesto
  • 3 cups shredded Italian cheeses blend

How to Make Million Dollar Spaghetti:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Cook spaghetti according to directions on the package, drain and set aside.
  3. Dump the sausage meat into a large pot over medium-high heat.
  4. Crumble the sausage meat well as it cooks.
  5. Once the meat is fully cooked, add the marinara sauce to the pot and stir well.
  6. Add the cooked spaghetti to the pot.
  7. Stir until all of the spaghetti is coated in sauce and and then remove the pot from the heat.
  8. Dump the cream cheese, sour cream and basil pesto into a medium mixing bowl.
  9. Use an electric mixer to cream the ingredients together.
  10. Add 1 cup of the shredded cheese to the bowl and stir well.
  11. Scoop half of the spaghetti mixture into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.
  12. Spread all of the cream cheese and sour cream mixture on top of the spaghetti.
  13. Scoop the remaining spaghetti on top of the cream cheese and sour cream mixture.
  14. Sprinkle the remaining 2 cups of shredded cheese on top of the spaghetti.
  15. Place the dish in the oven and bake the spaghetti until the cheese on top is completely melted and started to brown. 40-45 minutes.
  16. Remove the dish from the oven and serve immediately.
  17. Enjoy!

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Yield: 6-8 people

Million Dollar Spaghetti

Million Dollar Spaghetti is a delicious baked spaghetti recipe loaded with Italian sausage, cream cheese, sour cream and a blend of shredded Italian cheeses.

Million Dollar Spaghetti is a delicious baked spaghetti recipe loaded with Italian sausage, cream cheese, sour cream and a blend of shredded Italian cheeses.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb spaghetti, uncooked
  • 1.5 lbs mild Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 48 oz marinara sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp basil pesto
  • 3 cups shredded Italian cheeses blend

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Cook spaghetti according to directions on the package, drain and set aside.
  3. Dump the sausage meat into a large pot over medium-high heat.
  4. Crumble the sausage meat well as it cooks.
  5. Once the meat is fully cooked, add the marinara sauce to the pot and stir well.
  6. Add the cooked spaghetti to the pot.
  7. Stir until all of the spaghetti is coated in sauce and and then remove the pot from the heat.
  8. Dump the cream cheese, sour cream and basil pesto into a medium mixing bowl.
  9. Use an electric mixer to cream the ingredients together.
  10. Add 1 cup of the shredded cheese to the bowl and stir well.
  11. Scoop half of the spaghetti mixture into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.
  12. Spread all of the cream cheese and sour cream mixture on top of the spaghetti.
  13. Scoop the remaining spaghetti on top of the cream cheese and sour cream mixture.
  14. Sprinkle the remaining 2 cups of shredded cheese on top of the spaghetti.
  15. Place the dish in the oven and bake the spaghetti until the cheese on top is completely melted and started to brown. 40-45 minutes.
  16. Remove the dish from the oven and serve immediately.
  17. Enjoy!

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