Ultimate Eight-Layer Casserole: Family Favorite Recipe

Welcome to the ultimate guide to crafting the perfect Eight-Layer Casserole, a dish that promises not only a burst of flavor in every bite but also a delightful journey for your taste buds. In this comprehensive post, we will delve into the intricacies of preparing this mouthwatering casserole, blending the richness of ground beef, the creaminess of cheeses, and the tangy zest of tomato-based layers. Ideal for family dinners, gatherings, or simply when you crave something special, this recipe is a crowd-pleaser that stands out in the culinary world.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 8


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 cups rotini pasta, uncooked
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well-drained
  • 8 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


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