Baked Spaghetti Pie
Baked Spaghetti Pie made with cheesy spaghetti crust topped with layers of meat sauce and cottage cheese, topped with melted cheese.
- ½ box spaghetti about 9 oz
- 2 tablespoon butter
- 2 eggs beaten
- ½ cup gruyere cheese grated
- 1 ½ cups cottage cheese
- 1 ½ pound ground beef
- 1 medium onion chopped
- 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
- ½ red pepper chopped
- ½ yellow pepper chopped
- 1 can (28oz) diced tomatoes drained
- 1 can (6oz) tomato paste
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 2 tablespoon fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 1 ½ cups mozzarella cheese shredded
Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahreheit.
Brown the ground beef with onions, garlic and peppers.
Stir in the tomato paste and diced tomatoes.
Add the sugar and oregano. Season with salt and pepper.
Keep heated while you prepare the spaghetti.
Cook spaghetti until al dente. Soft, yet chewy and firm.
Drain and return to pot.
Mix in the butter, eggs and gruyere cheese.
Grease 10 inch pie plate. Spread the spaghetti mix evenly in the pie plate. This is your crust.
Spread the cottage cheese on top of the spaghetti crust. Do this by placing dollops over the spaghetti and then spread evenly.
Spoon the ground beef mixture on top of cottage cheese layer. Spread evenly.
Bake uncovered for 20 minutes at 350 degrees. Then top with mozzarella cheese and continue to bake for an additional 10 minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
Calories: 685kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 188mg | Sodium: 733mg | Potassium: 596mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 927IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 370mg | Iron: 4mg