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Fried Spaghetti

How to make fried spaghetti noodles

Cooked too much spaghetti and wondering what to do with it? I do it all the time.

Fried spaghetti with eggs and cheese - what's not to like?

Fried spaghetti and cheese with eggs in a bowl.
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You will love this leftover spaghetti recipe!

Ingredients in fried spaghetti

  • leftover cooked spaghetti
  • vegetable oil
  • unsalted butter
  • eggs - free-range, of course
  • mature cheddar
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • red pepper flakes
  • your favourite hot sauce - we like Sriracha
  • flat-leaf parsley

    Fried spaghetti

    Start by gathering your ingredients.

    Ingredients for fried spaghetti

    Get a large frying pan and add the oil and butter. Once melted and are nice and hot, add the spaghetti and give it a good stir.

    Season with pepper and stir for a few minutes more to heat through it.

    Making fried spaghetti

    Add the beaten egg, stir it, then add the grated cheese. Let it cook for a minute or two.

    Adding cheese and egg to fried spaghetti

    Sprinkle over the pepper flakes and the hot sauce.

    Adding pepper flakes to fried spaghetti

    Mix everything together.

    Adding hot sauce to fried spaghetti

    Serve while piping hot with the chopped parsley over the top.

    Fried Spaghetti

    Other ingredients could include

    • snipped chives
    • pancetta
    • cooked bacon
    • ham
    • sun-dried tomatoes
    • spring onions/scallions
    • shredded cooked chicken 
    • jalapeƱo peppers
    • any cheese - but I suggest not using a blue cheese 

    Love spaghetti? Then you might like Spaghetti Pie.

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    dinner, snack, lunch
    English
    Yield: 2
    Author: Jan Bennett
    Fried Spaghetti

    Fried Spaghetti

    A super quick snack - fridge cleanout recipe using up any leftover cooked spaghetti.
    Prep time: 3 MinCook time: 5 MinTotal time: 8 Min

    Ingredients

    • leftover cooked spaghetti
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 15g unsalted butter
    • 2 eggs - lightly beaten
    • 80g grated mature cheddar - or whatever cheese you either have in the fridge or fancy
    • freshly ground black pepper
    • 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes - or to your taste
    • a splash of your favourite hot sauce - we like Sriracha
    • flat-leaf parsley - chopped

    Instructions

    1. Get a large frying pan and add the oil and butter. Once melted and are nice and hot, add the spaghetti and give it a good stir.
    2. Season with pepper and stir for a few minutes more to heat through it.
    3. Now add the beaten egg, stir it, then add the grated cheese.
    4. Let it cook for a minute or two, mixing everything together.
    5. Sprinkle over the pepper flakes and the hot sauce.
    6. Serve while piping hot with the chopped parsley over the top.
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