Show Subscription Form

Spinach-Beef Spaghetti Pie Recipe
Spinach-Beef Spaghetti Pie Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Spinach-Beef Spaghetti Pie Recipe

Publisher Photo
With its angel hair pasta crust, this cheesy ground beef, tomato and spinach pie is always a hit when I serve it. Each neat slice has layers of pasta, cream cheese filling and spinach topping. —Carol Hicks Pensacola, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 6 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

    Save Now >

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 377 calories, 21 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 130 mg cholesterol, 544 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 22 g protein.


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Add eggs and Parmesan cheese. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9-in. deep-dish pie plate. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a skillet, cook the beef, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Between two pieces of waxed paper, roll out cream cheese into a 7-in. circle. Place in crust. Top with spinach and meat sauce. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. bake at 350° for 20-30 minutes or until set. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Editor's Note: The following spices may be substituted for 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning: 1/4 teaspoon each salt, garlic powder and paprika; and a pinch each of dried thyme, ground cumin and cayenne pepper.
Originally published as Spinach-Beef Spaghetti Pie in Taste of Home October/November 2001, p25

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 377 calories, 21 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 130 mg cholesterol, 544 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 22 g protein.

Reviews for Spinach-Beef Spaghetti Pie

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2014

"Will try this again as i had to pass this one off to the spouse at the last minute. It was edible -- but it was "a hot mess". goopy with no distinct flavors."

Reviewed Apr. 14, 2013

"this is a great one"

Reviewed Nov. 8, 2010

"Loved this recipe! I was a little hesitant about the cream cheese layer. I thought that I might not like it, but it was delicious and easy."

Reviewed Jul. 27, 2010

"Thank god I remembered I saw this recipe here. This is by far the most delicious Spag Pie I ever tasted. When I don't have spinach I use swiss chard. I think the cream cheese is what makes it! I'm going to put some ricotta in it tonight to see how it goes with the cream cheese."

Loading Image
Advertise with us

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT