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Pizza Pasta Pie Recipe

Pizza Pasta Pie Recipe

I received this recipe years ago at a party. When I try a new recipe and like it, I write the date, who was at the meal and any comments about the dish right on the card. That makes it fun when I go back through my recipes later.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked spaghetti
  • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 3/4 cup 4% cottage cheese
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded carrot
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, beat one egg. Stir in the spaghetti, 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese and butter; mix well. Spread onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9-in. pie plate. Spread spinach over top.
  • 2. In a bowl, lightly beat the remaining egg. Stir in cottage cheese and remaining Parmesan. Spread over spinach. Combine pizza sauce, carrot, mushrooms, oregano, basil and garlic powder; pour over cottage cheese mixture.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese; bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 193 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 389 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 13 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.