Linda's Spaghetti Pie

Ingredients

  • 1 lb spaghetti, cooked
  • 4 cups of your own homemade spaghetti sauce or 1 (32 ounce) jarof your favorite spaghetti sauce
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 large onion, diced (add only if you are using a jar or can of spaghetti sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning (add only if you are using a jar or can of spaghetti sauce)
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon basil (add only if you are using a jar or can of spaghetti sauce)
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 eggs
  • 1⁄2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 16 ounces ricotta cheese
  • parsley
  • mozzarella cheese, to sprinkle on top of each pie

Instructions

1 _ 2 (9-inch) deep dish pie pans.

2 _ Preheat oven to 350.

3 _ Boil spaghetti according to pkg directions. Drain, and set aside.

4 _ Brown the meat, and IF you are using canned or jarred spaghetti sauce, add onion, Italian seasoning, and basil to the beef mixture.

5 _ If you are using your own homemade sauce, it will already have enough spices in it to your taste.

6 _ Add salt and pepper, to taste. Set aside.

7 _ Beat 2 eggs, and mix in with spaghetti.

8 _ Add Parmesan cheese, and mix well. Set aside.

9 _ Spray pie pans with non-stick cooking spray.

10 _ Layer each pie pan, making a well in the middle, with a thin layer of spaghetti on the bottom, and bringing spaghetti up the sides to make a pie crust.


11 _ You may, or may not have spaghetti left over, depending on how big your pie plates are. Set aside.

12 _ Beat 2 eggs, add Ricotta and parsley. Mix well.

13 _ Layer a layer of spaghetti, a layer of ricotta, a layer of meat, and a layer of sauce.

14 _ Cover with Mozzarella cheese.

15 _ Bake for 25-30 mins., or until cheese is bubbly, and all is nice and hot.

16 _ Serve with garlic bread or sticks, and a salad, and you have a delicious meal!

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