Ground Beef Ricotta Bake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 367.5
  • Total Fat: 21.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 71.5 mg
  • Sodium: 308.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 23.1 g

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My husband loved this when I made it up one night My husband loved this when I made it up one night
Number of Servings: 6


    1/8 to 1/4 box spaghetti or angel hair
    1 TBS margarine
    16 oz. lean ground beef
    1 TBS minced onion
    1/2 tsp garlic powder
    3/4 c. part skim ricotta
    1 TBS dried basil
    1 TBS dried oregano
    1 tsp dried rosemary
    1 large tomato, chopped
    4 TBS ketchup
    .5 c. part skim shredded mozzarella cheese


Cook pasta according to package directions. While waiting, brown ground beef. Drain. Add minced onion, garlic powder and salt and pepper to taste. After pasta is cooked and drained, add to an 8x8 square baking pan sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Mix 1 TBS of margarine into spaghetti. Spread in an even layer. Add ricotta to the ground beef in its skillet. Mix well. Spread beef and ricotta mixture evenly over spaghetti. Sprinkle basil, oregano, and rosemary over the top. Cover this layer with chopped tomatoes. Distribute ketchup evenly over tomatoes. Cover it all with the mozzarella cheese. Bake in 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.

Makes 6 servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JENNIW70.

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Its a every day dish, nothing fancy but quite tasty. I might add some red bell peppers to give it a bit more taste. All make it again, its quick, good and simple! - 10/2/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was pretty tasty! The ricotta does kinda give it a grainy texture in the beef but it's definately yummy. I might mix the ketchup into the ricotta mix the next time to give it a more sweetness and flavor. Definately would make again. Hubby even liked it! - 5/8/08

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  • Great - 2/26/20

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  • Not bad. I may make it again. - 8/31/18

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  • I enjoyed this - 8/30/18

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