Baked Linguine Pie

Baked Linguine Pie

Pasta pie is an Italian-inspired main dish recipe sure to become a family favorite.

15 min. prep time
6 servings
353 Ratings


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
2 teaspoons Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2 cup ricotta cheese
1 tablespoon sour cream
3 ounces (3/4 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese


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.

Recipe 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.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 290

Fat: 13g

Cholesterol: 80mg

Sodium: 430mg

Carbohydrates: 23g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 19g

Recipe #8265b©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

My V-E-R-Y fussy family is difficult to please, to say the very least. Surprisingly though, this dish was a huge hit at the appetizer table this Father's Day. Personally, I liked it SOOOOOO much that I played around with different versions of this- one was more popular then the next.
1- Used this recipe, except I used SAUSAGE AND GROUND BEEF!
For the rest , I followed the pasta butter, cheese and basil part of this recipe
2nd I had left over chicken francese (lemon butter chicken) and chopped them up and put on top of the pasta. Then I finished it off with with mozzarella (no ricotta cheese or red sauce
3rd- I made with shrimp and crab scampi-(garlic &white wine sauce) this one was a HUGE SUCCESS! Again, I substituted the beef and tomato sauce with shrimp in scampi sauce and topped it with fresh mozzarella cheese (well patted down before cooking, to drain any excess water possible)

Basically, I found that you can treat the linguini base as you would any other PIZZA and add your favorite toppings from there! GOOD LUCK & ENJOY!
This is exceptional. Very unique and very tasty. Easily customize the filling to taste. Husband loved it and said it would be hard to top this one.
Similar to lasagna, but with a different look! Was a hit at the
dinner table
This recipe is awesome! I've made it several times, however I double it and have friends over. It's also easy to make the night before and pop it in the oven when you get home.

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