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       Title: Vermicelli Pie
  Categories: American, S living, Pies, Main dish
       Yield: 1 Servings
  
       6 oz Vermicelli
       2 tb Butter or margarine
     1/3 c  Grated parmesan cheese
       2    Eggs, well beaten
       1    Pound ground beef
     1/2 c  Chopped onion
     1/4 c  Chopped green pepper
       8 oz Can stewed tomatoes
            Undrained
       1    (6-ounce) can tomato paste
     3/4 ts Dried whole oregano
     1/2 ts Garlic salt
       1 c  Cream-style cottage cheese
     1/2 c  (about
       2    Ounces) shredded mozzarella
       8    To 12 pepperoni slices
  
   Cook vermicelli according to package directions;
   drain. Stir butter and Parmesan cheese into hot
   vermicelli. Add eggs, stirring well. Spoon into a
   greased 10-inch pieplate. Use a spoon to shape noodles
   into a pie shell. Bake at 350 degrees, uncovered, for
   9 minutes or until set.Combine beef, onion, and green
   pepper in a large skillet. Cook over medium heat until
   meat is browned, stirring to crumble; drain well. Stir
   in tomatoes, tomato paste, and seasonings. Cover and
   cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.Spread cottage
   cheese evenly over pie shell. Top with meat sauce.
   Cover with foil, and bake at 350 degrees for 15
   minutes; sprinkle with mozzarella, and top with
   pepperoni. Bake, uncovered, about 5 minutes. Let stand
   10 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 to 8
   servings.MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Cook vermicelli
   according to package directions; drain. Stir butter
   and Parmesan cheese into hot vermicelli. Add
   eggs,stirring well. Spoon into a greased 10-inch
   pieplate. Use a spoon to shape noodles into a pie
   shell. Microwave at HIGH, uncovered, 3 minutes or
   until set.Crumble beef into a shallow 2-quart
   casserole; add onion and green pepper. Cover with
   heavy-duty plastic wrap, and microwave at HIGH for 5
   to 6 minutes, stirring at 2-minute intervals; drain.
   Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, and seasonings.  Cover
   and microwave at HIGH for 3-1/2 to 4 minutes, stirring
   once.Spread cottage cheese evenly over pie shell.  Top
   with meat sauce. Cover with heavy-duty plastic wrap,
   and microwave at HIGH for 6 to 6-1/2 minutes; sprinkle
   with mozzarella cheese, and top with pepperoni.
   Microwave, uncovered, at HIGH for 30 seconds.  Let
   stand 10 minutes. Yield: 6 to 8 servings.
  
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