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Creamy Spaghetti Pie

Creamy Spaghetti Pie

Tastes great. It's the perfect weeknight meal!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword creamy spaghetti pie
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Calories 295 kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces thin spaghetti broken in half, cooked and drained (about 4 cups)
  • 1/4 cup green onions with top finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 ounces fresh parmesan cheese grated, divided (3/4 cup)
  • 1 15 oz container part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 3 tablespoons butter optional
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese divided (4 oz.)
  • 1 26 oz jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 14 1/2 oz can diced tomatoes, drained
  • parsley chopped to garnish

Instructions

  1. Save out 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese and 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese. Set aside.

  2. Mix together green onions, garlic, chopped parsley, 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, ricotta cheese, egg, butter(if using), salt, Italian seasoning, and 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese.

  3. Mix cheese/egg mixture with cooked spaghetti and place it on the bottom of a shallow casserole dish.

  4. In a bowl, mix spaghetti sauce with tomatoes. Pour over spaghetti mixture.

  5. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese and 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese that was set aside.

  6. Bake about 30 minutes at 350 degrees. After pulling out of the oven, garnish the pie with chopped parsley. The pie will feel firm to the touch.