Pepperoni Spaghetti Pie
Preparation Time: 15 min
Cooking Time: 30 min
What You'll Need:
1/2 pound cooked spaghetti
2 tablespoon olive oil or melted butter
2 large eggs, well beaten
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided
1 cup ricotta cheese
1 cup spaghetti sauce
1/4 cup sliced pepperoni, about 20 slices
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
What To Do:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 10-inch pie plate with cooking spray.
2. In a large bowl, toss spaghetti with olive oil. In a small bowl, combine eggs and 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese. Stir into spaghetti then pour into prepared pie plate, and form into a "crust." Spread ricotta evenly over crust, but not quite to edge.Top with spaghetti sauce and pepperoni slices.
3. Bake uncovered 25 minutes, then top with mozzarella; bake 5 more minutes, or until cheese melts.
4. Remove from oven and sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese. Cool 10 minutes before slicing into wedges.
When you're making spaghetti for your family, plan ahead and make an extra 1/2 pound for this recipe.
This is a great make-ahead dish: Just assemble and freeze it without cooking. Thaw then bake just before serving.
For a complete meal, why not serve this with our colorful Confetti Zucchini Salad!