Baked Linguine Pie

This Italian-inspired main dish can be made ahead and
refrigerated until you need to bake it.

Prep: 15 min - Bake: 25 min

4 ounces uncooked dried linguine
1/2 pound lean ground beef*
1 1/3 cups garden-style spaghetti sauce
1 medium (1/2 cup) tomato, chopped
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 egg, beaten
2 teaspoons LAND O LAKES® Butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2 cup ricotta cheese
1 tablespoon LAND O LAKES® Sour Cream
3 ounces (3/4 cup) LAND O LAKES® Mozzarella Cheese, shredded

Heat oven to 350°F. Cook linguine according to package
directions. Drain.

Meanwhile, place ground beef in 10-inch skillet. Cook over
medium heat, stirring occasionally, until browned (5 to 8
minutes). Drain off fat. Stir in spaghetti sauce and tomato.
Set aside.

Combine cooked linguine, Parmesan cheese, egg, butter and
basil in large bowl. Place mixture in and up sides of
ungreased 9-inch pie pan.

Combine ricotta cheese and sour cream in same large bowl.
Spread over linguine. Spread beef mixture over ricotta layer.
Sprinkle with Mozzarella cheese. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or
until heated through. To serve, cut into wedges.

*Substitute 1/2 pound Italian sausage.

TIP: Prepare this recipe ahead of time. Cover; refrigerate up
to 8 hours or until baking time. Uncover; bake at 350°F for
30 to 40 minutes.

Makes 6 servings

Nutritional Info Per 1 Serving: Calories 290, Fat 13 g,
Cholesterol 80 mg, Sodium 430 mg, Carbohydrates 23 g,
Dietary Fiber 2 g, Protein 19 g

This recipe courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes. Home Page

This recipe created by Land O'Lakes.