Spaghetti Pie


Spaghetti Pie

Course Italian, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Author Catherine’s Plates


  • 9 inch deep dish pie plate
  • large pot
  • large deep skillet
  • cutting board & sharp knife
  • measuring cups & spoons
  • wooden spoon
  • tongs & fork
  • small bowl


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, diced small
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, diced small
  • 1/2 TBS salt (to flavor water for pasta)
  • 6 oz uncooked dry regular spaghetti
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 14 oz pasta or marinara sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 TBS butter (DIVIDED)
  • 1 TBS white granulated sugar
  • salt & black pepper, to taste
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 4 oz swiss or gruyere cheese, shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups cottage cheese or (substitute with ricotta cheese)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • fresh chopped parsley for garnish


  • In a large pot of boiling water stir in salt and spaghetti for 1 minute. Cook per directions on back of spaghetti package for al dente. Drain cooked pasta and leave in pot and place off to the side.
  • In a large skillet over medium high heat break up and brown ground beef until no longer pink. Add in diced onion & green pepper. Cook until onion & peppers have softened down. Drain excess grease. Add minced garlic and cook for 1 minute while stirring.
  • Stir in pasta sauce, water, 1 TBS butter, and sugar, until well combined. Season with salt & pepper to taste. Turn heat to low and let simmer for a few minutes.
  • To the pot of drained spaghetti, add 2 TBS butter, beaten eggs, and swiss cheese. Mix well to combine.
  • Spray a 9 inch deep dish pie plate with non-stick cooking spray lightly. Place the spaghetti into prepared pie plate and flatten down on bottom and go up the sides with the spaghetti.
  • Place cottage cheese on to of the spaghetti in the pie plate and spread evenly. Top with the meat mixture.
  • Place in preheated 350 degree oven for 20 minutes. Spread 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese all on top of the pie. Place back in 350 degree oven for 10 minutes or so until the cheese has melted and is golden brown.
  • Let rest for 5 minutes to set up. Garnish with parsley. Cut pie slices and enjoy.

2 thoughts on “Spaghetti Pie”

  • 5 stars
    looks absolutely delicious can’t wait to try it. Catherine I went to my group page for Catherines Plates and there wasnt even one recipe of yours i cld find. I don’t know who all these other people are but i don’t like it. Thank God I found your home page that I can go to. Maybe I didn’t do something on facebook that i should have who knows but I look forward to ur post everyday. When I come home from work ur the 1st one i look for. thanks for all the deliciousness! ultil the next one!

    • There is a group that’s using a stolen picture and my name they have several people upload videos. I will be the only one who uploads videos on my channel, I would suggest if you haven’t already to unfollow and report that group.
      I’m glad you found my home page and thank you for watching.


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