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User doe1984 submitted this fattening creation for a makeover. It's basically pepperoni pizza that uses spaghetti, rather than dough, as the crust.
olive oil cooking spray2 spray(s)
uncooked whole wheat pasta12 oz, spaghetti
egg white(s)2 large
fat free skim milk⅔ cup(s)
garlic powder¾ tsp
table salt½ tsp
dried oregano1 ½ tsp
basil¼ cup(s), fresh, chopped (plus extra leaves for garnish)
shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese9 oz, divided
bottled spaghetti sauce32 oz
pepperoni2 oz, finely julienned (about 1/2 cup)
- Preheat oven to 400ºF. Coat a 9- X 13-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray; set aside.
- Break spaghetti into 2-inch pieces and cook, al dente, according to directions; drain and cool.
- Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat egg whites and egg until frothy. Stir in milk, garlic powder, salt, oregano, basil and 1/3 of mozzarella; add cooked spaghetti and stir until thoroughly combined. Spread spaghetti mixture evenly in bottom of baking dish. Bake for 15 minutes; remove from oven. Reduce oven temperature to 350ºF.
- Spread spaghetti sauce over pasta; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Scatter pepperoni evenly over cheese layer. Return to oven and bake until heated through and cheese is bubbly, about 30 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes, garnish with basil and then cut into 10 servings. Yields 1 slice per serving.