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May 17, 2022

Spaghetti Pie


Serves 6.

 

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces spaghetti
  • 2 1/2 quarts boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions

  1. Cook spaghetti in water with 2 teaspoons salt and 1 tablespoon oil until tender but still firm. Drain. Add eggs, Parmesan cheese, and butter. Mix and shape into a crust in greased 10-inch pie plate.
  2. Spread cottage cheese over crust. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Scramble-fry beef, onion, and green pepper until beef is thoroughly browned. Mix in tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar, oregano, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and garlic powder. Spread mixture over cottage cheese.
  4. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and bake 5-10 minutes more.

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