Spaghetti Pie

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Source: Jane Hackett

Pre-Notes

    This recipe makes 2 deep dish pie plates. This dish can be frozen before baking, thawed and baked at a later time.

    You can opt to make this recipe in a 9x13 baking dish.

Ingredients

    Shell

  1. 1 (16 oz) pkg angel hair pasta, cooked and drained
  2. 3/4 c Parmesan cheese
  3. 2 c cottage cheese, or ricotta cheese
  4. 2 eggs
  5. Sauce

  6. 1 lb ground bulk Italian sausage
  7. 1/2 lb ground beef
  8. 1/2 c green or red bell pepper, chopped
  9. 1/2 c onion, chopped
  10. 6 oz tomato paste
  11. 14 oz can undrained diced tomatoes, or 14 ozs fresh tomatoes, diced
  12. 1 t sugar
  13. 1 t dill
  14. 1 t tarragon or thyme
  15. 1 t basil
  16. 1 (25 oz) jar pasta sauce
  17. Cheese topping

  18. 6 oz cheese, grated: sharp Cheddar, Mozzarella, Parmesan or Piave (1 1/2 c)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Shell

  3. In a medium bowl, whisk eggs until combined.
  4. Add cottage cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  5. Stir in pasta, until well combined.
  6. Press 1/2 of mixture into deep dish pie plate, to form shell.
  7. Repeat with remaining 1/2 of mixture, into a second deep dish pie plate.
  8. Sauce

  9. Brown sausage and ground beef, drain and set aside.
  10. Saute pepper and onion.
  11. Combine meats, peppers and onions, tomato paste, tomatoes, sugar, dill, tarragon, basil and pasta sauce, stir until well combined.
  12. Pour 1/2 of sauce mixture over each pasta shell.
  13. Cheese Topping

  14. Sprinkle 1/2 of the cheese on top of each pie.
  15. Bake in 350°F oven for 40 minutes, until hot and bubbling.

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Serves: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Course: Entree
Type of Food: Casserole,Pasta Dish
Ethnicity/Origin: Italian
Key Ingredient: Beef,Pasta,Sausage,Tomatoes
Difficulty: 2 - Medium
Make Ahead: Yes
Prep Method: Stovetop,Oven Bake
Themes/Holidays: Pi Day

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