Spaghetti Pie

Beef provides a simple addition to the spaghetti pie flavored with tomato pasta sauce – a delicious dinner.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6

Ingredients

Crust

7
oz uncooked vermicelli or spaghetti
1
egg
1/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese

Filling

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4
cup chopped onion
1
jar (14 oz) tomato pasta sauce

Topping

1/4
cup light cream cheese with roasted garlic (from 8-oz container)
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 Cook and drain vermicelli as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9 1/2-inch glass deep-dish pie plate with cooking spray.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat egg. Stir in Parmesan cheese. Add cooked vermicelli; toss to coat. Spoon mixture evenly into pie pan, pushing mixture up sides of pan to form crust.
  • 4 In 12-inch skillet, cook ground beef, bell pepper and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in pasta sauce. Spoon evenly into vermicelli-lined pie pan.
  • 5 In small bowl, mix topping ingredients. Drop mixture by rounded teaspoons over filling.
  • 6 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until pie is thoroughly heated and crust is light golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes. To serve, cut into wedges.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    460
    (
    Calories from Fat
    170),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    19g
    19%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    100mg
    100%;
    Sodium
    740mg
    740%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    44g
    44%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    28g
    28%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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