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Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti

Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti

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  • Total Time: 50 minutes


Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti combines the richness of cream cheese with classic spaghetti to create a comforting, cheesy, and satisfying dish. Perfect for family dinners, this recipe offers a creamy twist to the traditional spaghetti, making it a hearty meal that’s sure to please everyone.


  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 (24 oz) jar marinara sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Cook spaghetti according to package instructions until al dente; drain and set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine cream cheese and sour cream until smooth.
  4. In a skillet, brown the ground beef; drain excess fat. Stir in marinara sauce, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning. Simmer for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. In a baking dish, layer half of the spaghetti, followed by the cream cheese mixture, then the beef sauce, and half of the mozzarella. Repeat layers.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until bubbly and cheese is golden.


  • For a lighter version, substitute ground beef with ground turkey or use low-fat cream cheese.
  • Add vegetables like spinach or mushrooms for added nutrition.
  • Can be prepared ahead and refrigerated before baking for a make-ahead meal.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Italian-American


  • Calories: 635 kcal
  • Fat: 35 g
  • Carbohydrates: 54 g
  • Protein: 27 g
  • Cholesterol: 90 mg