Spaghetti Basil Torte

Spaghetti Basil Torte

This impressive looking torte is deceptively easy to make and a perfect dish to serve when you're entertaining. If you like ripe olives, add a can (four ounces) of sliced ripe olives to the spaghetti mixture. Serve with whole green beans and warm crusty bread.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

servings

1
package (16 ounces) spaghetti
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2
cup ricotta cheese
1
tablespoon Italian seasoning
2
eggs, beaten
1/4
cup chopped fresh or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
2
medium tomatoes, each cut into 5 slices
4
slices (1 ounce each) provolone cheese, cut in half
  1. Heat oven to 350ยบ. Spray springform pan, 9x3 inches, with cooking spray. Cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  2. Toss spaghetti, Parmesan cheese, ricotta cheese, Italian seasoning and eggs until spaghetti is well coated.
  3. Press half of the spaghetti mixture in bottom of pan. Sprinkle with half of the basil. Layer with half of the tomato and cheese slices. Press remaining spaghetti mixture on top. Sprinkle with remaining basil. Layer with remaining tomato and cheese slices.
  4. Bake uncovered 30 minutes until hot and light brown. Let stand 15 minutes. Remove side of pan. Cut torte into wedges.
Makes 8 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 335
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 270mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 48g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
  • Protein 17g;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.