Spaghetti in a Pie


Pie Shell Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces of spaghetti
  • 2 Tablespoons of butter
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ c. chopped onion (optional)
  • 15.5-ounce jar of Prego® spaghetti sauce


  1. Grease or use cooking spray to coat a deep glass pie plate or square Pyrex® pan.
  2. Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain.
  3. Stir in butter, Parmesan and eggs into spaghetti. Form mixture into “crust,” and cook uncovered in microwave (80 to 90% power) for 2 to 3 minutes or until set.
  4. Meanwhile, brown beef with onion. Drain beef and stir in spaghetti sauce; simmer for 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Next, take crust from the microwave. Spread cottage cheese over crust. Then top with sauce mixture.
  6. Cover pie plate and microwave for 6 to 7 minutes. Top with mozzarella; microwave for 1 more minute.
  7. Let stand 8 to 10 minutes before serving.