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Sausage Spaghetti Pie

“This is a recipe that I adapted to our low-fat lifestyle, with ingredients my family prefers” writes Sue Ann O'Buck of Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania. She adds, “It is just wonderful and has been a big hit with my family and all who have tried it.”
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces uncooked spaghetti
  • 1/2 pound smoked turkey kielbasa, diced
  • 1 cup garden-style spaghetti sauce
  • 1 cup reduced-fat ricotta cheese
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small nonstick skillet, saute sausage for 3-4 minutes or until browned; stir in spaghetti sauce.
  • In a small bowl, combine ricotta cheese and 1 egg white; set aside. Drain spaghetti; add Parmesan cheese and remaining egg whites. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a 9-in. deep-dish pie plate coated with cooking spray. Spoon ricotta mixture into crust. Top with sausage mixture.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and filling is heated through. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 341 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 980mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 2g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable.

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