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Turkey Spaghetti Pie Recipe

Turkey Spaghetti Pie Recipe

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 YIELD: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

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.

Nutritional Facts

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