Spaghetti Pie

What follow is my grandmother’s recipe for spaghetti pie. This recipe has been in my family for as long as I can remember. My grandmother would make this for me and my cousins when we were younger. Generally speaking this is a recipe that I have left untouched over the years. Most recipes I tend to tweak to my desires. This is comfort food pure and simple. So what I will do for you today is share my grandmother’s recipe as is, and in italics share with you the changes I made in it for tonight’s go.

Spaghetti Pie

Spaghetti Pie

  • 6 ounces spaghetti (angel hair noodles), cooked
  • 2 tablespoons margarine (butter)
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, and more for sprinkling on top
  • 2 eggs (well beaten)
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 pound ground beef or sausage
  • 1-32 ounce jar spaghetti sauce or your own homemade sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 a small onion, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, shredded


Cook spaghetti according to directions on package; drain.

Add margarine to hot spaghetti, add Parmesan cheese and well beaten eggs. Mix well.

Spread spaghetti mixture in a greased 10 inch pie pan to make a crust.

Spread cottage cheese over the top of spaghetti.

Cook ground beef (sausage, onion, garlic, and carrot); drain.

Return drained ground beef or sausage to skillet.

Add spaghetti sauce; mix well.

Spread spaghetti sauce over cottage cheese.

Add mozzarella cheese and Parmesan.

Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.


***You are more than welcome to share this recipe, but please link back to this post.***

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2 thoughts on “Spaghetti Pie

    1. Sara R. Post author

      The kids liked it enough they had the left overs for lunch 2 days in a row, and my oldest had 3 or 4ths the first night. And thank you for sharing!


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