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they be lovin' dem deep fried spaghetti balls

(9 ratings)
Recipe by
Sherri Williams
Crestview, FL

Hubby calls me at work today to say that our friends Mike and Matt are coming over to visit this evening. He then asks if I could throw something together. My reply, I'll do something with that leftover spaghetti...they LOVED IT...and the hub's was beside himself...he wants me to make these babies for our New Years Eve Party...this is what I came up with...Cooking with Passion, sw:)

(9 ratings)
yield 12 -16 balls
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For they be lovin' dem deep fried spaghetti balls

  • 3 c
    leftover spaghetti & meat sauce
  • 1 tsp
    italian seasoining
  • 8 oz
    Italian shredded cheese
  • 3 lg
    eggs, beaten & divided
  • 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    seasoned panko bread crumbs

How To Make they be lovin' dem deep fried spaghetti balls

  • 1
    Combine spaghetti, Italian seasoning, cheese and 2 whisked eggs to a mixing bowl. Fold well, try not to break up the spaghetti into small pieces.
  • 2
    Make 1 1/2" balls. Combine remaining egg with water and whisk.
  • 3
    Dredge spaghetti balls in flour, egg wash and panko bread crumbs. Make sure you have an even coating. Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes or so, for a firmer ball.
  • 4
    Deep fry at 330 degrees until golden brown. Serve with your favorite marinara sauce.