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Tomato Pastina Pie

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Tomato Pastina Pie
SERVES
6
COOK TIME
45 Min

You may have had a pie made with spaghetti before, but have you ever tried one made with pastina? These tiny pasta noodles bake up perfectly in our Tomato Pastina Pie. This savory dinner pie is loaded with so much tomato flavor... it's like a pasta pizza pie!

What You'll Need

  • 2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard
  • 1 frozen 9-inch pie shell, thawed according to package directions
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup tiny pasta shape, like pastina or acini di pepe
  • 1 (28 ounce) can whole tomatoes, broken up, undrained
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
     
  2. Spread mustard on bottom of thawed pie shell.
     
  3. Distribute 1 cup of mozzarella cheese over mustard, then pasta, tomatoes, and seasonings. Top with remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese.
     
  4. Bake about 40 minutes or until golden. Allow to stand 10 minutes before serving.
     

Notes

  • Note: You can prepare this a few hours before mealtime, cover and refrigerate it, then bake it just before serving.
  • If you like this dinner pie recipe, then you're gonna love our Spaghetti Pie! Who knew you could turn your favorite pasta dishes into pies?


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Can you use tomato or spaghetti sauce in place of whole tomatoes?

Do you cook the pasta first?

No, you do not cook the pasta first. The liquid from the can of tomatoes is more than enough to cook the pasta. This is the beauty of this recipe, it is so easy! Enjoy!

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