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Baked Spaghetti Pie

Baked Spaghetti Pie

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: spaghetti pie
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 689kcal
Author: Laureen King
Baked Spaghetti Pie made with cheesy spaghetti crust topped with layers of meat sauce and cottage cheese, topped with melted cheese.
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 box spaghetti about 9 oz
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup gruyere cheese grated
  • 1 1/2 cups cottage cheese
  • 1 1/2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1/2 red pepper chopped
  • 1/2 yellow pepper chopped
  • 1 can (28oz) tomatoes drained and chopped
  • 1 can (6oz) tomato paste
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp fresh oregano or 1 tsp dried
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese shredded

Instructions

  • Brown ground beef with onions, garlic and peppers.
  • Add tomato paste and diced tomatoes, combine well.
  • Add sugar, oregano. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Keep heated while you prepare the pasta.
  • Cook spaghetti according to directions on box. (Don't overcook)
  • Drain and return to pot.
  • Mix in butter, eggs and gruyere cheese.
  • Grease 10 inch pie plate, put spaghetti mix into pie plate. This is your "crust"
  • Spread cottage cheese on top of spaghetti crust.
  • Spoon ground beef mixture on top of cottage cheese layer.
  • Bake uncovered for 20 minutes at 350 degrees. Then top with mozzarella and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly.

Nutrition

Calories: 689kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 189mg | Sodium: 748mg | Potassium: 588mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 930IU | Vitamin C: 32.5mg | Calcium: 369mg | Iron: 3.9mg