Oma's Easy Baked Spaghetti Recipe

This easy baked spaghetti recipe, aka Überbackene Spaghetti, is one of those quick pasta casseroles that's great when you're looking for easy dinner ideas.

Instead of the usual Mozzarella, use a nice German Emmental cheese.

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

25 minutes

Total Time

35 minutes


Makes 4 - 6 servings


  • 10 ounces dried spaghetti
  • 3 bell peppers (use 3 colors if possible)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • salt, pepper to taste
  • 8 ounces Emmental or Gouda, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme


  1. Cook spaghetti according to package instructions. Drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  3. Dice peppers and sauté in olive oil for 5 minutes.
  4. Add garlic to peppers. Add spaghetti. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Pour spaghetti mixture into greased 10x15-inch casserole dish. Cover with cheese slices and sprinkle with thyme.
  6. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve.

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