Show: Emeril Live
Episode: Teenage Takeover
Save Recipe Print
Total:
1 hr 45 min
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
1 hr 15 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Basic Red Sauce:
Essence (Emeril's Creole Seasoning):

Directions

Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Add salt and spaghetti and stir to combine. Return to a boil, reduce heat to a low boil and cook until al dente, about 10 minutes. Drain spaghetti in colander. Return to the pot and toss with 2 teaspoons olive oil and set aside.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease a 2-quart casserole dish with the remaining olive oil and set aside.

In a large mixing bowl combine the spaghetti, pasta sauce, bell pepper, garlic, Essence, Italian seasoning, crushed red pepper, and mozzarella and toss to mix well. If desired, also add chopped black olives and mushrooms, and mix to combine.

In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs and milk. Transfer the spaghetti mixture to the prepared dish and pour the egg mixture over the top. Arrange the sliced pepperoni in an even layer over the top, and sprinkle with Parmesan.

Bake until bubbly and golden brown on top, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and let sit for 5 minutes before serving.

Basic Red Sauce:

In a medium, heavy pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onions, garlic, salt, basil, oregano and black pepper, and cook, stirring, until soft, 5 minutes.

Place the tomatoes in a large bowl and squeeze to break into small pieces. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, water, and sugar to the pot and stir well. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat.

Lower the heat to medium-low, and simmer uncovered for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally with a heavy wooden spoon.

Essence (Emeril's Creole Seasoning):

Combine all ingredients thoroughly and store in an airtight jar or container.

Recipe from "New New Orleans Cooking", by Emeril Lagasse and Jessie Tirsch. Published by William and Morrow, 1993.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Grilled Fish and Pineapple 01:02

Pineapple planks are your tasty solution for grilling fish filets.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Spaghetti Carbonara

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Strawberry Pretzel Pie

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Spaghetti with Clams

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Lemon Spaghetti with Jumbo Shrimp

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Spaghetti with Oil and Garlic (Aglio Et Olio)

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Sweet Potato Pie

Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman

Tony's Chocolate Pecan Pie

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Nectarine-Raspberry Slab Pie

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.