This easy weeknight dinner was a big time hit at our house!

This easy weeknight dinner was a big time hit at our house!
This simple weeknight dinner is one of my very favorite ways to spice up pasta night at our house! 
The kids and my husband LOVE spaghetti, thank goodness. It’s nice to know we have at least one meal a week that everyone will eat. But I get a little bored with the same old spaghetti dish on repeat. When I feel like I just can’t do it one more time, I break out this baked up version!
Some things are the same as a traditional spaghetti and meatballs. Like… the spaghetti and meatballs. Also, the sauce. The differences aren’t super apparent just by looking at it, but your tastebuds will notice right away! Underneath all that cheese (which is upgrade #1) are layers of parmesan and egg coated noodles and ricotta cheese. They’re simple and subtle changes, but oh-so-good!
I hope you enjoy this meal as much as we do!
This easy weeknight dinner was a big time hit at our house!
Be sure to enter our Pin It to Win It giveaway going on RIGHT NOW! Use the rafflecopter below to enter to win.

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs

Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

This easy weeknight dinner was a big time hit at our house!


  • 12 ounces spaghetti
  • 3 cups spaghetti sauce (store bought or homemade)
  • 6 servings of frozen meatballs, thawed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • garlic powder, italian seasoning, S&P to taste
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese


  1. Boil pasta until al dente and set aside to cool.
  2. Spread about 1/2 cup of the pasta sauce on the bottom of a 9×13 baking dish. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  3. Whisk together the egg and parmesan cheese. Toss the cooled noodles in the mixture and layer them in the baking dish on top of the sauce.
  4. Season the ricotta cheese with the italian seasoning, garlic powder, and S&P. Spread (as best you can, it doesn’t have to be smooth) the ricotta cheese over the noodles.
  5. Layer the meatballs over the ricotta. Pour the sauce over the meatballs.
  6. Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese over top (add italian seasoning if desired). Bake for 15-20 minutes until bubbling.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 471Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 134mgSodium: 1304mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 4gSugar: 8gProtein: 28g

Article Rating:
No rating

Ashton • Keaton • Mia

Administrator at Keat's Eats
Ashton and Keaton began blogging together in 2016 as a passion project. Both siblings are lovers of food, family gatherings, and entrepreneurial pursuits, which made starting a food blog together a no-brainer. Mia married into the family in 2019 and joined Keat’s Eats shortly afterwards, bringing her INCREDIBLE Italian Macarons with her.