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Spaghetti Meatballs Pasta Nests

Cooking Time: 45 minutes


  • ½ pack Perfetto Spaghetti
  • 1 Egg
  • ¼ C Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ C Mozzarella cheese
  • 4 C Marinara sauce, divided
  • ½ kg ground beef, formed into balls
  • 1 tbsp chopped basil


  • 1.
    Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
  • 2.
    Cook Perfetto Spaghetti according to pack instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • 3.
    In a bowl, combine the egg, Parmesan cheese, Mozzarella cheese, ¼ C marinara sauce and Spaghetti.
  • 4.
    Grease a non-stick muffin pan. Use tongs to fill muffin cups with the spaghetti mixture. Make an indentation in the centre of each cup, creating a nest.
  • 5.
    Bake for 13-15 minutes or until set.
  • 6.
    While spaghetti nests are baking, cook the meatballs in a pan until golden brown, then add 1 ½ C marinara sauce. Cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes.
  • 7.
    Carefully remove the baked spaghetti nests from the muffin pan and place on a serving platter. Spoon 1 tbsp of marinara sauce in the middle of each nest and top with a meatball.
  • 8.
    Top with additional sauce if needed.
  • 9.
    Garnish with basil and Parmesan cheese and serve.

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