howard test kitchen 1/28/14

By Dave Becker |

Published 01/28 2014 12:47PM

Updated 01/28 2014 12:57PM

Serves: 6

Cooking Time: 1  hr

What You'll Need:
  • 1 pound ground beef
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  • 1 teaspoon salt,  divided
  • 1 (26-ounce) jar spaghetti  sauce
  • 12 ounces spaghetti
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  • 1 (15-ounce) container ricotta  cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic  powder
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan  cheese
What To Do:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9- x  13-inch baking dish or 3-quart casserole with cooking spray.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown  ground beef with 1/2 teaspoon salt until no pink remains; drain off excess  liquid. Stir in spaghetti sauce; set aside.
  3. Prepare spaghetti according to package  directions; drain and place in a large bowl. Add ricotta cheese, sour cream,  Italian seasoning, garlic powder, and remaining salt. Stir until cheese is  melted and spaghetti is evenly coated.
  4. Spread a cup of meat sauce in the bottom of  prepared baking dish. Place spaghetti on top of sauce and top with remaining  meat sauce. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top. Cover with aluminum foil.
  5. Bake 45 minutes. Remove foil and bake 5 to 10  additional minutes, or until heated through


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