Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

This is my new favorite and my family goes ga-ga for it. A dinner pie made from a spaghetti/Parmesan pie crust filled with meat and cheese. YUMMY. It's the cottage cheese that makes it great. For some reason my husband hates cottage cheese but loves this. I got this recipe from an OAMC cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook spaghetti al dente , drain.
  2. stir butter into hot noodles.
  3. stir in Parmesan cheese and eggs.
  4. Use mixture to form crust on bottom of two buttered pie tins or one 9x13 buttered casserole dish.
  5. Cook brown meat and onions until meat is browned. Drain.
  6. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, suger, and garlic. (plus any other spices you would like for taste).
  7. heat.
  8. Spread cottage cheese over spaghetti crust.
  9. top with meat mixture.
  10. Sprinkle grated cheese on top.
  11. Bake covered for 35-40 minute at 350. ( if you want to freeze to eat for a later date, just skip baking, wrap with aluminum foil and freeze. when ready to cook, thaw first and then follow baking directions).
  12. Remove foil and bake 5 more minutes or until cheese is lightly browned.

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