Spaghetti with meatballs is a classic meal, and one of my personal favorites. I remember being a kid and making a huge mess of myself while eating spaghetti. My face and hands would be covered in sauce, and noodles would be all over my clothes. But I was happy as a clam.
Unfortunately, as an adult, getting messy with your spaghetti a somewhat frowned upon. Especially if you”re out at a restaurant, or wearing nice clothing, eating spaghetti requires a certain delicacy and etiquette. But I would bet that most of us have a little nostalgia for the days when eating spaghetti with your hands wasn”t so gauche.
Luckily, ohbiteit.com has provided a recipe that let”s you eat spaghetti the old-fashioned way while keepin” it classy.
If you want to eat spaghetti with your hands and still looks like an adult, these spaghetti and meatball poppers are for you.
You need fully cooked, defrosted meatballs, 1/2 lb of thin spaghetti, 1 cup of marinara sauce, 1/4 cup of grated parmesan cheese, 1 egg, and 1 tbsp. of Italian seasoning.
The first step is to cook the spaghetti – bring a pot of water to a boil and add your spaghetti and let it cook for about 8 to 10 minutes and then drain.
Put the egg, seasoning, and marinara sauce in a bowl and mix.
Add your sauce mix to the cooked spaghetti and mix it all together.
Put little nests of spaghetti into the cup-cake molds -and allow for a space where you will place your meatballs. Add a little of sauce on top as well.
Cook your spaghetti and meatball poppers at 350 degrees for 25 minutes, or until their a little crispy like the ones below.
Then you”ve got your awesome appetizer that”ll sure to please any spaghetti fan.
These poppers are perfect for a holiday get-together. There”s nothing like snacking on some food that makes you feel like a kid again.