Recycled Pasta Patties

Lynn Socko


My inspiration came from The Chew when Mario Batali made taco's out of various leftovers. I went a few steps further and came out with a mouth watering, addictive pasta patty.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
10 Min
Deep Fry


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    **leftover pasta
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    **bread crumbs
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    **parmesan from a jar
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    **canola or olive oil
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    **mrs. dash tomato basil seasoning

How to Make Recycled Pasta Patties


  1. The pasta I used for this dish was leftover from supper the night before and this is what it was: linguine with a butter, garlic and fresh grated Parmesan sauce with sliced Italian sausage links. This is a "feel as you go" type of recipe, the amount of eggs and bread crumbs used to bind it will depend on the amount of pasta you have.
  2. Bread crumb mixture: I ended up using 4 c of bread crumbs to about 1 c of jar Parmesan and 1 1/2 tsp of Mrs. Dash tomato and basil seasoning.
  3. I chopped up my cold pasta and sausage (about 4 c), then placed in a bowl and added 3 eggs and about 1/2 c of bread crumb mixture. You will want to start with just egg(s)and mix well with pasta. When it feels good and coated add bread crumb mixture a little at a time until the pasta starts sticking together. Form a patty.
  4. Then coat your patty with the bread crumb mixture.
  5. Fry in about 2" of oil over med-med high heat, flipping once to brown on each side.

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About Recycled Pasta Patties

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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