Baked Spaghetti Pie

This is a recipe from my sister Kari.  She loves it!

 

Baked Spaghetti Pie
 
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Ingredients
  • 8 oz spaghetti
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 4 tablespoons grated, Paresan cheese, divided
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 package 9 oz spinach chopped
  • 1 container small curd cottage cheese (12 oz)
  • 1½ cups pasta sauce
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Coat a 10 inch round baking dish with cooking spray. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.
  2. Combine pasta, eggs, butter 2 tablespoons Parmesan and ¼ teaspoon salt in large bowl;toss to coat well. Place in prepared baking dish, pressing onto bottom and up side of the dish.
  3. Mix spinach, cottage cheese, remaining Parmesan and remaining salt in a medium bowl. Spread in the center of pasta mixture. Pour pasta sauce over psinach mixture without covering edge of pasta.
  4. Bake pie for 30 minutes, Sprinkle mozzarella over sauce. Continue baking until thoroughly heated and cheese is melted about 15 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting into wedges.

Tip Of The Day

Baking is a good way to tenderize less expensive cuts of beef such as round steak and chuck roast.

Four Foods On Friday 40

Here are this week’s four questions. This week they’re about candy.  If you want to join Val’s Meme, check it out here.

#1. Candy. Do you prefer sweet or sour candy? Sweet

#2. Gum. Love it? Hate it? What kind is your favorite? Love it.  Anything that tastes like bubble gum, I like.

#3. What is your favorite candy? Its a tie between M&Ms and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.

#4. Share a recipe for anything that you can include a piece of candy in.

Mini Pizza Cookies

1 20 oz tube of refrigerated sugar cookie dough
2 cups (16 oz) prepared pink frosting
M&Ms Chocolate Mini Baking Bits
Variety of additional toppings such as shredded coconut, granola, raisins, candy, nuts, small pretzels, snack mixes, sunflower seeds, popped corn, and mini marshmellows

Preheat over to 350 degrees. Lightly grease cookie sheets and set aside.

Divide dough into 8 equal portions. On a lightly floured surface, roll each portion of dough into 1/4 inch thick circle. Place about 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Bake 10 – 13 minutes or until golden brown on edges. Cool completely on wire racks.

Spread top of each pizza with frosting. Sprinkle with M&M’s Chocolate Mini Baking Bits and 2 or 3 of the suggested toppings.

This is a great easy to make recipe for kids too! They truly enjoy being able to decorate their own “pizza”