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Cheesy Spaghetti Bake

Treat the family to a Cheesy Spaghetti Bake, perfect with a Coke

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INGREDIENTS

Servings: 8

1½ teaspoons salt

450 grams dry spaghetti

45 milliliters olive oil

2 ribs celery, diced

1 large carrot, peeled and diced

1 onion, diced

2 large cloves garlic, minced

450 grams ground beef

794 grams crushed tomatoes

120 milliliters heavy cream

½ teaspoon black pepper

230 grams fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced

190 grams ricotta cheese

Fresh parsley & basil, for garnish

PREPARATION

1.Preheat oven to 375℉/190°C.


2.Heat a large pot over medium-high heat. Add olive oil.


3.Add onion, celery, and carrots to the pot. Cook until they begin to soften, about 3 minutes. Add the garlic and ground beef.

4.Break up the beef with a spoon and stir until cooked through. Season with salt and pepper.


5.Add crushed tomatoes and bring up to a low simmer. Fold in the heavy cream. Set the sauce aside.


6.Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Season with salt. Break up the spaghetti into thirds and cook until al dente. Drain.


7.Fold the pasta into the bolognese sauce. Transfer to a 9x13-inch baking dish.


8.Alternate small spoonfuls of ricotta cheese and slices of mozzarella across the top.

9.Bake 8-10 minutes, until cheese is melted.


10.Garnish with fresh parsley and basil.

11.Enjoy with an ice cold Coca-Cola!