Spaghetti Pie

Spaghetti Pie

Vermicelli provides an easy crust for this spicy and cheesy beef filled pie - perfect for dinner.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

Crust
7
oz uncooked vermicelli or spaghetti
1
egg
1/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese
Filling
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4
cup chopped onion
1
jar (14 oz) tomato pasta sauce
Topping
1/4
cup light cream cheese with roasted garlic (from 8-oz container)
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
  1. Cook and drain vermicelli as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9 1/2-inch glass deep-dish pie plate with cooking spray.
  3. In large bowl, beat egg. Stir in Parmesan cheese. Add cooked vermicelli; toss to coat. Spoon mixture evenly into pie pan, pushing mixture up sides of pan to form crust.
  4. In 12-inch skillet, cook ground beef, bell pepper and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in pasta sauce. Spoon evenly into vermicelli-lined pie pan.
  5. In small bowl, mix topping ingredients. Drop mixture by rounded teaspoons over filling.
  6. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until pie is thoroughly heated and crust is light golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes. To serve, cut into wedges.
Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 460
    • (Calories from Fat 170),
  • Total Fat 19g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 100mg;
  • Sodium 740mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 44g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 28g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.