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Spaghetti Beef Pie

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Spaghetti Beef Pie

Do the chopping and cook the beef and pasta in advance. That way the kids can take over the kitchen, making this recipe for Spaghetti & Beef Pie themselves by simply assembling and heating in the microwave. This recipe’s a handy way to use up any leftover spaghetti.

  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Serving: 6


10 oz (300 g) spaghetti, cooked

1 tsp (5 mL) dried basil or thyme

1 lb (500 g) Lean Ground Beef Sirloin, Round or Chuck*, cooked (see Cooked Ground Beef as follows)

½ tsp (2 mL) garlic powder

1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano or Italian seasoning

1 small onion, chopped


14 oz (398 mL) spaghetti sauce

¼ cup (50 mL) chopped sweet green pepper

⅓ cup (75 mL) pepperoni pieces (optional)

1 cup (250 mL) shredded mozzarella cheese


Toss 4 cups (1 L) cooked spaghetti with basil and arrange over bottom and up side of 10 inch (25 cm) glass pie plate.

Meanwhile, combine cooked ground beef, garlic powder, oregano, onion, and pepper to taste in 8 cup (2 L) microwaveable casserole dish. Add spaghetti sauce, green pepper and pepperoni. Cover with waxed paper and microwave on High for 2 to 3 minutes. Pour over spaghetti. Garnish with additional pepperoni, if desired.

Cover loosely with waxed paper and microwave on High for 5 minutes. Top with cheese. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes before serving. Cut into wedges.

Cooked Ground Beef: Cook ground beef in nonstick skillet, over medium-high heat for 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into small chunks with back of spoon while cooking. Cook until browned and completely cooked. Drain.

*Other Options: Lean/Extra Lean Ground Beef

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