Me Oh My Garlic Toasted Spaghetti Pie!

Yipee, it’s Friday! Thanks to those of you who gave me advice on my technical problem yesterday, looks like I am up and running again!

We’ve got all kinds of Easter festivities at the school this morning, including a crazy raw egg drop from the school’s roof, so I will make this short and sweet…

These photos don’t do this recipe justice, trust me that this is a great weeknight dinner that the whole family loves! The boys were heckling me during the photo shoot, hence the crappy pictures….they were hungry!

It’s garlic bread and spaghetti all in one pretty little pie that is so much fun to eat. Break out your springform pans and jazz up garlic toast and spaghetti! Be sure to try the new Tree Top Trim with your dinner. It’s a great new juice that has 50% less sugar, only 60 calories per serving and is available at local Albertsons. We loved it!

Garlic Toasted Spaghetti Pie

1 lb spaghetti noodles

2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 lb ground beef
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon Lawry’s garlic salt
26 oz jar of your favorite pasta sauce
10 fresh basil leaves stacked, rolled and thinly sliced (chiffonade)
1/4 Cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
1 Cup shredded cheddar or mozzarella cheese

2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/4-1/2 teaspoons Lawry’s garlic salt
1 roll Pillsbury French Bread Loaf

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and set aside.

2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Saute onions for 5 minutes then add beef, salt, pepper and garlic salt to brown, about 7-9 minutes. Reduce heat to low then stir in sauce, basil leaves and cooked pasta.

3. Open French Bread and unroll it to rectangle. With a knife cut it in 2 equal parts. Take one piece and press into the bottom of a well greased springform pan pressing up the sides slightly. Bake for 10 minutes then remove from oven. Transfer approximately 3/4 of the spaghetti into the pan (or fill about 3/4 way to the top of pan) (save leftover spaghetti for later). Sprinkle top with parmesan and cheddar cheese. Take remaining piece of dough and place it over top of spaghetti trying to cover entire surface. Brush olive oil over top of dough then sprinkle with garlic salt. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until bread is just golden brown. Let cool for 10-15 minutes before slicing. Enjoy!

Have a great weeked! See you soon with something tasty!

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45 Responses
  1. Jennifer

    I made this Sunday night and it was very tasty but I had a lot of leftover spaghetti and ground beef that couldn’t fit into the “pie”.

  2. Kim A

    WOW and YUM! Can’t wait to see you in about 1 hour!!! Your guest quarters are all ready for you!

  3. Elyse

    Hope the egg drop went well. Don’t you worry about the pictures. This spaghetti pie looks FABULOUS to me. I love the idea of a spaghetti pie. How delicious! I’m totally going to try this.

  4. LilSis

    Me oh My is right! My 15 year old son would love this recipe. I’ll have to surprise him with it one day.

    Ha! I can relate to the heckling. I’ve been trying to take photos before with everyone hovering over me with a plate and fork in hand!

    Your photos still turned out good! Thanks!

  5. Sharon

    What a neat looking dish! I get heckled by my “big” boy all the time, I can’t imagine what it’s like to make actual kids wait 🙂

  6. katskitchen

    This dish reminds me a little of my spaghetti pie. I like the garlic bread addition though.

  7. Laura P.

    my mom has a great spaghetti pie recipe…that’s a great idea to have it inbetween garlicky bread stuff (techincal term ; )…yum!

  8. Live.Love.Eat

    This looks delish and so unique. Sorry I haven’t been around as much but I am catching up and don’t want to miss one post from you so on I go……

  9. Becca

    Wow, this looks SO delish! I want to eat it right this second. I’m definitely adding this to our menu for next week, can’t wait to try it!

  10. carol

    What a wonderful looking pie…spaghetti and garlic bread in one? Jenny, you’re a genius!
    Doggone it…we don’t have an Albertson’s around here….but I will keep my eye out for Tree Top Trim juice in the local grocery stores. It sounds really good, and I know my daughter would be interested in it too.

  11. Meghan

    This looks so good! Spaghetti AND garlic bread in one dish – I’m in! Never heard of the Tree Top Trim before. I will have to look in our grocery store. We love juice but not all the sugar!

  12. Barbara Bakes

    I checked out the Tree Top Trim and it looks great! I’ll have to give that and this recipe a try!

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