Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Grandma Nancy's Cookbook

Spaghetti Pie

6 servings

servings

30 min

active time

1 hour 25 minutes

total time

Ingredients

1 pound lean ground beef

1/2 cup finely chopped onion

1/4 cup chopped green pepper

1 cup canned diced tomatoes, undrained

1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste

1 teaspoon dried oregano

3/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon sugar

1/4 teaspoon pepper

6 ounces spaghetti, cooked and drained

1 tablespoon butter, melted

2 egg whites, lightly beaten

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 cup (8 ounces cottage cheese

1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

1. In a nonstick skillet, cook the beef, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomatoes, tomato paste, oregano, salt, garlic powder, sugar and pepper; set aside.

2. In a large bowl, combine the spaghetti, butter, egg whites and Parmesan cheese. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a 9-in. deep-dish pie plate coated with cooking spray. Top with cottage cheese and beef mixture.

3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and filling is heated through. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6 servings.

6 servings

servings

30 min

active time

1 hour 25 minutes

total time
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