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Friendship Spaghetti Pie – The Nation Prepare dinner


Friendship Spaghetti Pie is a creamy baked spaghetti that isn’t solely yummy nevertheless it makes two meals. Make one and share one (or freeze for later!)

KEEP ONE AND SHARE ONE

I really like meals the place I could make one and save one. If you will undergo the difficulty to make dinner, then why not make just a little further? You’ll save time and soiled dishes and also you’ll thank your self later if you want one thing in a pinch. This recipe makes two (9-inch) spaghetti pies. Every pie is ideal for a household of 4. Relying on how a lot you eat (and the way huge the eaters are – little ones aren’t going to eat as a lot as a grown ups in fact), you’ll be able to even stretch every one to serve 6 folks. And it freezes superbly! So save the additional one for your loved ones or give to a good friend!

A pie server holding a serving of Spaghetti Pie above the pie plate.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can spaghetti pie be frozen?

Sure! It’s excellent for freezing. Make certain the pie is wrapped effectively (if attainable, wrap with plastic wrap then aluminum foil) then place within the freezer and it’ll hold for as much as 3 months.

Can I add further sauce?

Definitely, when you like your spaghetti to be further saucy, be happy so as to add extra to the pie or to every serving when you’ve baked and served the pasta.

What ought to I serve with this?

When I’m giving a spaghetti pie to a good friend, I all the time ship it together with some frozen garlic bread and a bagged salad that features the dressing. They’re the right facet dishes!

Can I exploit completely different pasta?

Yup! That is best with spaghetti, however it may well actually be made with rotini, penne, fettuccini, linguini, rigatoni, and so forth.

Can this be made forward of time?

Sure, you may make the pasta, cheese combination, and meat sauce forward of time and assemble it however not bake it till later. You’ll be able to cowl tightly with plastic wrap and foil and refrigerate for as much as a day earlier than baking and both serving or freezing.

Can I make this in a baking dish?

Sure, you could possibly make this in a 9×13-inch baking dish as a substitute of separating it into two completely different pie pans.

How do you reheat a frozen spaghetti pie?

If cooking from frozen, take away all plastic wrap and aluminum foil and any lids, and so forth. Place pie tin on cookie sheet and bake uncovered for about 45 minutes till bubbly and cheese is melted.

How lengthy does this final within the fridge?

Make certain it’s saved lined and it’ll hold within the fridge for 3 days. Reheat within the oven or minimize a slice, place on a plate or bowl, cowl with a barely damp paper towel and place within the microwave for about 1-2 minutes till completely heated by.

A pie plate of Spaghetti Pie with a piece missing.A pie plate of Spaghetti Pie with a piece missing.

INGREDIENTS NEEDED: (SEE RECIPE CARD BELOW FOR THE FULL RECIPE)

  • spaghetti noodles
  • floor beef – you could possibly make a floor pork and beef combination, or swap out for all sausage
  • chopped onion
  • spaghetti sauce – use your favourite jarred model, or make your individual
  • butter– or margarine
  • parmesan cheese
  • eggs– this acts as a binder to carry all of it collectively.
  • ricotta cheese– Small curd cottage cheese might be substituted for the ricotta
  • garlic– I desire recent garlic however you could possibly use the jarred, able to go garlic
  • Italian seasoning
  • shredded mozzarella– pre-shredded may fit, however I discover that recent shredded off the block of cheese melts finest
Ground beef, marinara sauce, spaghetti, butter, onion, eggs, shredded cheese, salt, oregano, and ricotta cheese.
Ground beef, marinara sauce, spaghetti, butter, onion, eggs, shredded cheese, salt, oregano, and ricotta cheese.

HOW TO MAKE SPAGHETTI PIE

Prepare dinner spaghetti in response to bundle instructions. I ensure to season the boiling water with a couple of tablespoon of sea salt or kosher salt and olive oil earlier than including the spaghetti.

Whereas spaghetti noodles are cooking, begin cooking floor beef and onions.  

As soon as meat is browned and crumbled, flip off warmth and drain extra grease. Put meat again into pan after which stir in spaghetti sauce. Go away it within the pan till prepared to make use of.  

Cooked pasta in a strainer, sauce with onions and beef, mixed ground beef sauce in a skillet.Cooked pasta in a strainer, sauce with onions and beef, mixed ground beef sauce in a skillet.

As soon as spaghetti has been cooked and drained. Flip off warmth. Pour spaghetti noodles again into pot. Stir in butter till it melts and coats the spaghetti effectively. Then stir in overwhelmed eggs and parmesan cheese. Stir rapidly.   

Spaghetti with butter, eggs being added and then cheese added. Spaghetti with butter, eggs being added and then cheese added.

Set out two 9-inch (ungreased) pie pans and evenly divide spaghetti noodle combination into every pan. In a medium bowl, mix ricotta cheese with garlic and Italian seasoning. Stir effectively. Evenly distribute cheese combination over every pan of spaghetti noodles. Drop it throughout by small spoonfuls. Then take the again of the spoon (or a butter knife) and unfold it out evenly over the noodles.  

Spaghetti in a pie pan, cheese sauce in a bowl, cheese sauce spread over pasta in a pie plate.Spaghetti in a pie pan, cheese sauce in a bowl, cheese sauce spread over pasta in a pie plate.

High every pie with meat sauce. Evenly dividing it between each pans. Lastly, high every pie with shredded mozzarella. Once more, dividing it evenly between every pan.

To make it look fairly, you’ll be able to sprinkle with dried parsley. Not vital however I wish to see just a little inexperienced on high. If freezing the pies, I’d cowl effectively with plastic wrap. Then I’d wrap it with a layer of aluminum foil. Then freeze. I wish to get the disposable pie tins that include lids so I’d then put the lid on it. That can ensure it’s well-protected from freezer burn. If giving one of many pans to a good friend, ensure to write down directions on the pan.

Sauce over pasta and cheese sauce, shredded cheese on top of sauce, and a pie cover on top with directions.Sauce over pasta and cheese sauce, shredded cheese on top of sauce, and a pie cover on top with directions.

When you’re able to bake your pie for dinner. Preheat the oven to 350F levels. Place the pie tin on a cookie sheet (it will make it simpler to place in and take out of the oven.) Bake pie for about 25 minutes till bubbly and cheese is melted. If cooking from frozen, take away all plastic wrap and aluminum foil and any lids, and so forth. Place pie tin on cookie sheet and bake uncovered for about 45 minutes till bubbly and cheese is melted.

Looking down on some Spaghetti Pie on a plate.Looking down on some Spaghetti Pie on a plate.

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Initially revealed: October 2015
Up to date pictures and republished: April 2024

Closely looking at Spaghetti Pie on a pie plate.Closely looking at Spaghetti Pie on a pie plate.

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To freeze:

  • If freezing the pies, cowl effectively with plastic wrap. Then wrap it with a layer of aluminum foil. Then freeze. I wish to get the disposable pie tins that include lids so I’d then put the lid on it. That can ensure it is well-protected from freezer burn. If giving one of many pans to a good friend, ensure to write down directions on the pan.

To bake:

  • When you’re able to bake your pie for dinner (if baking proper after getting ready), preheat the oven to 350F levels. Place the pie tin on a cookie sheet (it will make it simpler to place in and take out of the oven.) Bake pie for about 25 minutes till bubbly and cheese is melted.

To bake from frozen:

  • If cooking from frozen, take away all plastic wrap and aluminum foil and any lids, and so forth. Place pie tin on cookie sheet and bake uncovered for about 45 minutes till bubbly and cheese is melted.

  • Please confer with my FAQ’s (Steadily Requested Questions) and ingredient checklist above for different substitutions or for the solutions to the most typical questions.

Course: Essential Course

Delicacies: American

Energy: 545kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 29g | Fats: 28g | Sodium: 906mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g

“The Nation Prepare dinner” just isn’t a dietician or nutritionist, and any dietary info shared is an estimate. If calorie depend and different dietary values are necessary to you, we suggest working the components by whichever on-line dietary calculator you favor. Energy and different dietary values can differ fairly a bit relying on which manufacturers have been used.

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