“A family favorite, you may adjust all amounts to taste, I also add crushed red chili flakes to the ground beef mixture for heat.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Grease a 2-quart casserole dish.
  3. In a skillet saute the ground beef, onion, garlic and oregano.
  4. Add in the wine, water, cinnamon, salt and pepper and the tomatoes with juice; bring to a boil simmer for 25-30 minutes, or until thick.
  5. In a medium pan,combine the flour, half and half cream 1/2 tsp allspice; bring to a boil, reduce the heat and cook for 5 minutes stirring constantly until thick; remove from heat.
  6. Stir in mozzarella cheese, 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese and egg; mix well until cheese has melted.
  7. In the bottom of the greased casserole dish, sprinkle 2 tablespoons bread crumbs.
  8. Then evenly spread in about 2 cups cooked spaghetti.
  9. Top with 2 cups of cooked ground beef mixture, then 1 cup of cream sauce.
  10. Repeat the layers.
  11. In a small bowl, combine the 1/2 cup bread crumbs with 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese; sprinkle over the top of the casserole.
  12. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.

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