Spaghetti Pie

1 pound ground beef
½ cup chopped onion
¼ cup chopped green pepper
1 jar (15 ounces) spaghetti sauce
8 ounces spaghetti, cooked and drained
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
2 eggs, beaten
2 teaspoons butter
1 cup cottage cheese
½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook beef, onion and green pepper in large skillet over medium-high heat until meat is browned. Drain fat. Stir in spaghetti sauce. Combine spaghetti, parmesan cheese, eggs and butter in large bowl; mix well. Place in bottom of 13×9 inch baking pan. Spread cottage cheese over top; cover with sauce mixture.  Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake until mixture is thoroughly heated and cheese is melted, about 20 minutes. (Makes 6 to 8 servings)

Source: Favorite Brand Name cookbook

Note from Mama: We often make a ton of this stuff on the weekend, split it into dinner size portions and freeze it. When we’re ready for dinner and don’t want to cook that night, we just thaw and bake one.