Mar 24, 2009

Everybody Loves Pie! (Spaghetti Pie)

Everybody loves pie right?

Apple Pie,
Cherry Pie
Pecan Pie,
Blueberry Pie,
Lemon pie,

I could go on and on, because I love pie!
In fact, I think we should eat pie every day!

What kind of mother would I be if I served pie every night for dinner?
Well... if it's this pie, I'd say a pretty darn great one!

Take a look at this!!

Let Them Eat Pie!!!


Dana's Spaghetti Pie
  • 6 ounces spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs (well beaten)
  • 1 cup cottage cheese (or Ricotta)
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup green pepper (chopped)
  • 1 (8 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
Directions
  1. Cook spaghetti as directed on package, Drain, set aside in a bowl.
  2. Add margarine, Parmesan cheese and eggs to the pasta.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Press noodle mixture into the bottom of a greased 10 inch pie pan.
  5. Spread cottage cheese over spaghetti.
  6. Brown ground beef; add onion, garlic, green peppers. Drain off excess fat.
  7. Add diced tomatoes, paste, sugar, spices to the meat mixture.
  8. Stir to combine and heat thoroughly.
  9. Spread meat sauce over spaghetti and cottage cheese.
  10. Bake in oven at 350 for 20 minutes.
  11. Sprinkle on mozzarella cheese and bake 5 more minutes.
  12. Slice and Enjoy!
My Grandmother used to make a spaghetti pie.
I've tweaked it to our liking.. feel free to do the same to suit your taste!


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14 amazing comments. Talk To Me!!:

Bethany said...

This was my favorite thing to have at Grandma's. It is also the only thing she makes for which she actually follows the recipe... which might be why I like it so much! :o)

- your spoiled rotten, city girl, little sister

Karen said...

That looks wonderful. I am so hungry for Italian food! I love pasta.

Judy said...

Omigosh! That looks delicious. We love spaghetti, but sometimes it gets tiring...this will be a pleasant change! Thanks for sharing (and thanks to Grandma too). Hmmm, never pictured you as a spoiled rotten city girl...LOL

rebel said...

Mmmmm, that looks really, really good. Can you tell I'm hungry?
But really, It looks so good and my family loves spaghette so I'm gonna try this.

Dana (the Homesteading Housewife) said...

Judy...
My little sister ,Bethany, is the spoiled-rotten city-girl. ;) I left the city as fast as I could!

Elyse said...

Mmm, now you can eat pie for every meal!! This spaghetti pie looks totally delicious!! I'm so glad that I've come across your blog--and now, I'm a proud follower. Your blog is truly excellent, and I look forward to reading more yummy posts!

Brandy said...

We make this allllll the time! LOVE IT!

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Nessa said...

OMG I think i gained 10 pounds just reading, i bet I gain another 10 when i make it next week. This is soooooooooo going on the menu!

Robin @ Heart of Wisdom said...

Just Tweeted this post. I make batches of spaghetti every week. I'm assuming I can use my already made sause with this. Looks yummy thanks.

Shannon said...

I haven't had breakfast yet and I am drooling!

Kevin said...

That spaghetti pie looks good!

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Anonymous said...

I used a jar of Spaghetti Sauce and worked just as well. Yum!

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