Macaroni pie, an ‘old country’ recipe (1957)

Macaroni pie vintage 50s recipe

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An “old country” recipe: Macaroni pie

Turn out celebrated Italian dishes in your own kitchen! Specialties from every region of Italy are yours for the making in The Italian Cook Book by Maria Luisa Taglienti… from appetizers to desserts, plus wonder pasta dishes like “Macaroni Pie.” (Condensed from Original Recipe).

Macaroni pie vintage 50s recipe

Macaroni pie

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 1 pound Ann Page elbow macaroni
  • 2 10-ounce packages pie crust mix
  • 1 egg
  • 31 ounces Ann Page spaghetti sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons milk


  1. Cook and drain macaroni.
  2. Prepare pie crust, substituting egg for part of the water.
  3. Line 3 quart casserole with 2/3 of the pastry.
  4. Combine macaroni with sauce, cheese and butter, pour into pastry-lined casserole dish.
  5. Roll out remaining pastry for top crust; cut several slits to allow steam to escape.
  6. Place pastry on filling; trim edges, pinch together, and flute.
  7. Brush lightly with milk.
  8. Bake 375 (F), 35 to 40 minutes.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 668Total Fat: 35gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 59mgSodium: 1386mgCarbohydrates: 71gFiber: 6gSugar: 10gProtein: 18g

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Macaroni pie, an 'old country' recipe (1957)

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