Beef Spaghetti Pie Ole --
  • Total Recipe Time: 40 to 50 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings


  1. 1 pound Ground Beef
  2. 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  3. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  4. 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  5. 1 can (10 ounces) diced canned tomatoes with green chilies, undrained
  6. 3/4 cup light dairy sour cream
  7. 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese
Pasta Shell
  1. 1 package (7 ounces) uncooked spaghetti
  2. 1/3 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese
  3. 1 egg
  4. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  5. 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain well. In large bowl, whisk together remaining Pasta Shell ingredients. Add pasta; toss to coat. Arrange pasta in 9-inch pie dish, pressing down and up side to form shell; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking up into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove drippings. Stir in 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt and cumin. Stir in tomatoes. Bring to a boil; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until liquid is almost evaporated, stirring occasionally.
  3. Reserve 2 tablespoons beef mixture for garnish. Stir sour cream into remaining beef; spoon into pasta shell. Place 1 cup cheese in center, leaving 2-inch border around edge. Spoon reserved beef mixture onto center of cheese; bake in 350° oven 15 minutes or until heated through.
  4. To serve, cut into wedges.
  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
Comments (2)
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I have been making this recipe for years and we absolutely love it. I just noticed that no one had reviewed it. My husband is a big fan of this recipe and I love making dishes that have a Mexican flair at home because you can adjust the spices to your own tastes. I say GIVE IT A TRY. Quick, easy and delicious.


I love these tacos! Thank you for the easy-to-follow directions!