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Veal Pie With Spaghetti Crust

Ingredients
  Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Margarine 4 Teaspoon, divided (1 Tablespoon + 1 Teaspoon)
  Spaghetti 2 Cup (32 tbs), cooked
  Cooked spaghetti 2 Cup (32 tbs), warm
  Egg 1
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon, grated
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Low fat cottage cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cottage cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Low Fat)
  Diced onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
  Diced green bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
  Cooked ground veal 5 Ounce, crumbled
  Veal 5 Ounce
  Canned italian tomatoes with juice 1 Cup (16 tbs), drain and chop, reserving liquid
  Italian tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs), canned
  Tomato sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Oregano leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1 Dash
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Mozzarella cheese 4 Ounce, shredded
  Shredded mozzarella 4 Ounce
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2) Spray a 9-inch pie pan with nonstick cooking spray and keep aside.

MAKING
3) In a small flameproof container, melt 1 tablespoon of the margarine.
4) In a 1 quart bowl, mix the spaghetti, egg, Parmesan cheese, and melted margarine together.
5) Press the spaghetti mixture over the bottom and up the sides of the prepared pan to form a crust.
6) Gently spread the cottage cheese over the crust.
7) In a 8-inch nonstick skillet, saute the onion and bell pepper in rest of the margarine over a medium high heat until the onion is transparent.
8) Stir in rest of the ingredients except mozzarella, then simmer on a low heat for about 10 minutes. Then spread evenly over the cottage cheese.
9) Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, until hot and bubbly.
10) Sprinkle the pie with mozzarella cheese and bake for another 5 minutes, until the cheese is melted and lightly browned. Remove from oven and stand for 5 minutes.

SERVING
11) Slice and serve immediately on individual serving plates.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Veal
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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