This is an Italian women’s comfort food!  I remember when I was a child and had this dish for the first time, I was visiting with my girl friend and we went to her grandmother’s house.  I have never eaten Spaghetti Pie before and it didn’t sound like I was going to like it either, my girlfriend promised me I would.  Well I did, in fact, I loved it. As I grew up this memory has stayed with me including the sit and spin memory of that day!  It has been in my families menu ever since.

I recommend ….Always play with you food, you can add any ingredients you like!

Spaghetti Pie

3/4 Pound Spaghetti

Drizzle Olive Oil

1 Medium Onion-Diced

2 Cloves Garlic-Diced

1-15.5 oz Diced Tomato

1/2 Cup Milk

4 Eggs

Pinch Nutmeg

1/4 Teaspoon Salt

1/4 Teaspoon Pepper

1 Cup Ricotta Cheese

1/2 Pound Mozzarella Cheese-shredded

1 Tablespoon Pecorino Romano Cheese

4 Slices Bacon/ 0r Sausage/or Prosciutto-Cooked- Crumbled

Preheat Oven to 350 degrees.

In large pot, bring salted water to boil.  Cook spaghetti, until al dente.

In a skillet, drizzle olive oil and saute onions for a few minutes on medium heat.  Add garlic to the skillet and cook another minute, then add tomatoes, saute until ingredients are hot and combined.  Set aside to cool slightly.

In large bowl mix together milk, eggs, nutmeg, salt, pepper, cheeses, bacon and onion mixture.  Place cooked spaghetti into bowl and mix thoroughly and place mixture into large greased, oven safe skillet. Cook on medium low heat until starting to bubble around the edges and in the middle. Place in preheated oven and bake for about 30 minutes, or until center is firm.  Place under broiler to brown if desired. Remove from oven, let cool slightly and serve.  Enjoy<3





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