They Be Lovin' Dem Deep Fried Spaghetti Balls

Sherri Williams


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 votes

12-16 balls
10 Min
10 Min
Deep Fry


  • 3 c
    leftover spaghetti & meat sauce
  • 1 tsp
    italian seasoining
  • 8 oz
    Italian shredded cheese
  • 3 large
    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.

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About They Be Lovin' Dem Deep Fried Spaghetti Balls

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Collection: Fab Fair Food!
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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