Saturday, February 5, 2011

Beef Spaghettie Pie Ole


1 pound lean ground beef

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1 (10 ounce) can diced canned tomatoes with green chilies, undrained

3/4 cup light dairy sour cream

1 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese

Pasta Shell:

1 (7 ounce) package uncooked spaghetti

1/3 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese

1 egg

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


1.Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain well. In large bowl, whisk together remaining pasta shell ingredients. Add pasta; toss to coat. Arrange pasta in 9-inch pie dish, pressing down and up side to form shell; set aside.

2.Meanwhile, heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add ground beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking up into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet with slotted spoon; pour off drippings. Return beef to skillet; season with 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt and cumin; stir in tomatoes. Bring to a boil; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until liquid is almost evaporated, stirring occasionally.

3.Reserve 2 tablespoons beef mixture for garnish. Stir sour cream into remaining beef; spoon into pasta shell. Place 1 cup cheese in center, leaving 2-inch border around edge. Spoon reserved beef mixture onto center of cheese; bake in 350 degrees F oven 15 minutes or until heated through.

4.To serve, cut into wedges.

Original Recipe Yield 4 servings

1 comment:

  1. Sounds yummy and looks delicious! Thanks so much for the recipe.:o) Enjoy a beautiful rest of the week and fabulous weekend!