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Fried Spaghetti

Kimmi Knippel (Sweet_Memories)


Mmmmmmmm! A perfect use for leftover spaghetti or any pasta!

I got this from an old Italian friend. She says, "You haven't had spaghetti until you have had fried spaghetti!"

I totally forgot about this recipe!


★★★★☆ 1 vote

2 - 4
5 Min
10 Min


  • 8 oz
    leftover spaghetti pasta (cooked & cooled overnight)
  • 3 x large
  • 1/2 c
    mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp
    basil, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    parsley flakes
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin

  • ·
    parmesan cheese

How to Make Fried Spaghetti


    Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain & place in a large bowl. Refrigerate overnight.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, cheeses, basil, salt, onion & garlic powders, parsley & pepper. Pour the mixture over the spaghetti & toss to coat well.
  3. In a large skillet, add olive oil & butter over medium heat. Mix the two around to cover the skillet surface.
  4. Add the tossed spaghetti to the skillet & spread across the surface. Do not stir the spaghetti once it covers the surface of the pan, but let it fry on the bottom & heat through. Cook for 10 minutes over medium heat, until the bottom of the spaghetti is a golden brown, about 5 - 10 minutes (just keep checking.
  5. Turn the skillet out onto a serving plate and cut into wedges.
  6. Top with additional parmesan cheese, if desired. And serve with Italian Sausage on the side.

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