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Turkey Spaghetti Pie Recipe
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Turkey Spaghetti Pie Recipe

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This turkey-based entree is a tasty change from traditional spaghetti. Its saucy goodness really comes through when it's reheated on nights my husband and two active schoolboys need to eat in shifts. —Anita Cunningham of Blaine, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. + standing
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. + standing
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces uncooked spaghetti
  • 5 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 3/4 pound lean ground turkey breast
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) fat-free cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 274 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 710mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain well and cool to room temperature. In a bowl, combine the spaghetti, Parmesan cheese and egg substitute. Transfer to a 9-in. pie plate coated with cooking spray and form into a crust; set aside.
  2. In a nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook turkey, onion and green pepper until turkey is no longer pink; drain. Add spaghetti sauce; heat through. Spread cottage cheese over crust; top with turkey mixture.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Spaghetti Pie in Light & Tasty April/May 2001, p31


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mythyagain@yahoo.com User ID: 1202636 226718
Reviewed May. 22, 2015

"Quick, easy, and makes great leftovers. Next time, I'll add a tad of Italian seasoning."

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scubacas User ID: 5298067 85552
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2014

"I've made this recipe quite a few times...every time I make it I forget and end up using a pound of turkey...I've made it for guests and everyone I've made it for (including myself) think it's very tasty, and a nice little twist...and it is relatively easy to put together."

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newrecipejunkie User ID: 876567 117672
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2013

"This was very good. I didn't tell my picky husband it was a light recipe and he still doesn't know! I will definitely make it again."

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ConnieK User ID: 282614 72485
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2012

"I have been making spaghetti pie ever since a friend's mother gave me a recipe for it back in the '70s!!! I've been trying to cut back on fat/calories and looking for "makeover" recipes for some of my favorites. This is an excellent reduced fat/calorie of one of my all time favorites. A must have for any cooks collection."

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tjake104 User ID: 5304379 117671
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2011

"I didn't want to make a special trip to the store, so I used what I had on hand. I used whole wheat speghetti, 2 eggs instead of the eggs substitute, and chopped up half a zucchini instead of the green pepper. We liked it alot and I will probably make it again. I don't consider it 6 servings, not if you are feeding a hungry 6'3" man. We did have about one serving of leftovers from the two of us. A nice change from everyday spaghetti."

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jhurston User ID: 1237091 30143
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2010

"This is wonderful weeknight meal! It is on the table in 1 hour and everyone loves it. It presents well enough even for company!"

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