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Spaghetti Pie October 31, 2013

Filed under: Pasta — tiffanyrose913 @ 6:50 pm

spaghetti pie
This was so fantastic! Definitely a crowd pleaser, and will definitely be in my recipe rotation!! I used jarred marinara sauce, but you can make your own!

For noodle mixture

Thin spaghetti

12 Ounce

Cream cheese

5 Ounce, softened & broken into cubes

Mozzarella cheese

1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Parmesan cheese

1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

For topping
Mozzarella cheese

To Taste

Parmesan cheese

To Taste

Parsley

To Taste

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 400 degree F.
2. Grease a deep dish pie plate with non-stick spray.

MAKING
For Spaghetti Sauce:
3. Place a large skillet over medium heat and brown meat until almost done.
4. Add onion and cook until tender and then add minced garlic and saute until fragrant. Drain the mixture and return to heat.
5. Stir in tomato sauce. Simmer for 30-45 minutes or until thickened.
6. Season generously with pepper, red pepper flakes, parsley, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed. Set aside over low heat to keep warm.
For Noodles:
7. In a large pot, take water, add salt and bring it to a boil.
8. Break noodles in half, drop in boiling water and cook for 6-7 minutes or until al dente. Do not overcook. Drain well and return to pot.
9. Immediately add cream cheese and stir until well coated.
10. Stir in cottage cheese, Parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese and 2 cups of spaghetti sauce.
11. Transfer the mixture into the greased pie plate and pack down firmly.
12. Sprinkle and cover the top with Parmesan and mozzarella cheese.
13. Pop in oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden. Remove from oven and allow it to cool for 10 minutes.

SERVING
14. Garnish with parsley, cut into wedges and serve topped with spaghetti sauce.

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