Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Mama Mia Vegetable Pie


POINTS® Value: 3
Servings: 6
Preparation Time: 15 min
Cooking Time: 35 min
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Have some leftover spaghetti? Then give our savory pasta pie a try.

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 medium bell pepper(s), chopped
  • 1 small onion(s), chopped
  • 3 medium portobello mushroom(s), (equivalent to 1/2 cup) chopped
  • 12 oz canned tomato sauce
  • 6 oz firm tofu, drained and crumbled
  • 1 sprays cooking spray
  • 2 cup cooked spaghetti
  • 3/4 cup part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375ºF.

  • Heat oil in nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add pepper, onion and mushroom; sauté until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in tomato sauce and tofu (be sure to thoroughly drain the tofu before crumbling it up and adding it to the sauce). Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer mixture, uncovered, for 10 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, coat a 9-inch-deep pie plate with cooking spray. Arrange spaghetti in bottom and up sides of pie plate. Pour tofu mixture over spaghetti; sprinkle with cheese.

  • Bake for 20 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing into 6 pieces.

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