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TikTok Spaghetti is the perfect pasta bake made with both Alfredo and marinara meat sauce and smothered with mozzarella.
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Make your own Baked Spaghetti in minutes by following the trending TikTok Spaghetti Alfredo recipe with a twist. A favorite for families who can’t choose between tomato or cream sauce.

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TikTok Spaghetti Bake Recipe

Our TikTok Spaghetti recipe, aka Baked Spaghetti, is an oven-baked casserole consisting of creamy Alfredo pasta covered in savory marinara meat sauce, topped with shredded mozzarella cheese, and baked until bubbly. 

There’s nothing complicated about recreating this TikTok pasta recipe – cooked spaghetti noodles are coated in a thick homemade Alfredo sauce and blanketed in a browned meat mixture mixed into jarred marinara sauce.

Baked spaghetti with Alfredo and red sauce is the best dinner idea for those who want a creamy cheese sauce and a tangy meat sauce, all cooked in one casserole. 

TikTok Spaghetti Bake vs Million Dollar Spaghetti

While a TikTok Spaghetti recipe may sound similar to a million dollar spaghetti meal, there are a few differences that set them apart.

TikTok Spaghetti is made with Alfredo pasta covered with a red meat sauce. Million dollar spaghetti is prepared lasagna-style with layers of tomato meat sauce, spaghetti, mozzarella cream cheese, and often cottage cheese mixture.

Why You’ll Love this Baked Spaghetti Recipe

  • Quick and easy to make.
  • Uses a handful of simple ingredients.
  • Delicious dinner option to feed a large family or crowd.
  • Creamy, cheesy, rich, hearty, and super satisfying.
  • Perfect for potlucks, dinner parties, or date nights.
Baked Spaghetti (TikTok Spaghetti) ingredients

Spaghetti Bake Ingredients

  • Ground beef
  • Ground pork
  • Onion
  • Green bell pepper
  • Garlic cloves
  • Marinara sauce
  • Spaghetti noodles
  • Butter
  • Heavy cream
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
  • Italian seasoning
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Mozzarella cheese

Spaghetti Bake Recipe Tools

  • Large skillet
  • Large pot
  • 9 x 13 casserole pan
Baked Spaghetti (TikTok Spaghetti) on a white plate

How to Make Baked Spaghetti

  1. Make The Meat Sauce: Cook the beef, pork, onion, pepper, and half the garlic on the stovetop until cooked through. Mix in the marinara sauce and set to the side.
  2. Prepare The Pasta: Cook your pasta according to the directions on the box.
  3. Create The Cream Sauce: Cook the garlic, heavy cream, parmesan, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper in melted butter until the Alfredo sauce begins to thicken.
  4. Assemble: Add the spaghetti to the Alfredo sauce, toss to coat, and pour into the casserole pan. Pour the meat sauce over the spaghetti and top with the mozzarella cheese.
  5. Bake: Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly.
  6. Serve: Serve hot and enjoy!

Baked Spaghetti with Alfredo Sauce Substitutions

  • Swap The Sauce: If you’re in a hurry and don’t have time to make the meat sauce and the Alfredo from scratch, you can use some shortcuts by buying your favorite jarred pasta sauces. 
  • Make With Another Meat: You can use ground chicken or ground turkey in place of ground beef or pork.

Baked Spaghetti Tips

  • You can substitute the jar of store-bought sauce for a homemade sauce. You will not need to add the extra meat if it already has meat.
  • I prefer to use lean ground beef for this recipe, which is 80-85% lean. If there is any grease, drain it or soak it with a paper towel before mixing it into the marinara sauce.
  • Feel free to bake this spaghetti meal in any oven-safe dish you have. A casserole dish, baking pan, cast iron skillet, or disposable aluminum pan will all work well.

How to Store Spaghetti Bake

  • To Store: Store leftovers covered in an airtight container for up to five days in the refrigerator.
  • To Reheat: To reheat, simply microwave until heated through or place in a 350-degree oven until warmed.
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Baked Spaghetti with Alfredo Sauce FAQs

Can I make my baked spaghetti with jarred alfredo sauce to speed up cooking?

Yes, a great shortcut for this recipe is using a jar of Alfredo. I recommend trying this recipe at least once with a homemade Alfredo because it is so indulgent.

Can this be made without baking it in the oven?

If you want a shortcut, simply sprinkle the cheese on and put it under the broiler until it is melted. Then you don’t have to worry about waiting for it to bake!

Can I prepare this dish in advance?

Yes, you can prepare this dish ahead of time. I recommend making it up until the point right before putting it into the oven and then baking it when you’re ready to eat. Store it covered in the fridge after assembly and bake before dinner time.

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Spaghetti Bake

Serves — 6
TikTok Spaghetti is the perfect pasta bake made with both Alfredo and marinara meat sauce and smothered with mozzarella.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 5 cloves garlic divided
  • 28 ounces marinara sauce
  • 16 ounces spaghetti
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Cook your beef, pork, onion, pepper, and half the garlic in a large skillet over medium-high heat until the meat is cooked through. Mix in the marinara sauce. Set the sauce to the side.
    1 pound ground beef, 1 pound ground pork, 1 onion, 1 green bell pepper, 5 cloves garlic, 28 ounces marinara sauce
  • Cook your pasta according to the directions on the box.
    16 ounces spaghetti
  • Melt your butter in a large pot over medium-high heat. Mix in the remaining garlic, heavy cream, parmesan, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Cook until the sauce has started to thicken. Add in the spaghetti and toss until the noodles are coated. Pour the spaghetti into a 9 x 13 casserole pan.
    ½ cup butter, 2 cups heavy cream, 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon pepper
  • Pour the meat sauce over the spaghetti and top with the mozzarella cheese.
    8 ounces mozzarella cheese
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly.

Jenn’s Notes

Storage:
  • To Store: Store leftovers covered in an airtight container for up to five days in the refrigerator.
  • To Reheat: To reheat, simply microwave until heated through or place in a 350 degree oven until warmed through.
Tips:
  • You can substitute the jar of store-bought sauce for a homemade sauce. If it already has meat in it, you will not need to add the extra meat.
  • I prefer to use lean ground beef for this recipe, which is 80-85% lean. If there is any grease, drain it or soak it up with a paper towel before mixing it into the marinara sauce.
  • Feel free to bake this spaghetti meal in any oven safe dish you have. A casserole dish, baking pan, cast iron skillet, or a disposable aluminum pan will all work well.

Nutrition Info

Calories: 1220kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 57g | Fat: 79g | Saturated Fat: 43g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 24g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 276mg | Sodium: 1785mg | Potassium: 1260mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 2698IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 465mg | Iron: 5mg

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