Rating: 3.5 stars
26 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 11
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 6

Grab your muffin tin for this fun, kid-friendly appetizer recipe. A nest of spaghetti is the base for the adorable meatball pies.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary test

prep:
25 mins
bake:
17 mins
cool:
5 mins
total:
47 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
12 mini pies
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat twelve 2 1/2-inch muffin cups with cooking spray. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.

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  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl combine the next three ingredients (through milk). Stir in cooked pasta. Using the back of a spoon, press mixture onto bottoms and slightly up sides of prepared muffin cups. Add meatballs and top with pasta sauce.

  • Bake 15 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 2 minutes more or until meatballs are heated through and cheese is melted. Cool in muffin cups on a wire rack 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups. If desired, serve with additional warmed pasta sauce.

Nutrition Facts

283 calories; fat 11g; cholesterol 83mg; saturated fat 4g; carbohydrates 22g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 3g; sugars 4g; protein 21g; vitamin a 597.3IU; vitamin c 4.9mg; thiamin 0.2mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; folate 57.6mcg; vitamin b12 0.2mcg; sodium 719mg; potassium 212mg; calcium 177mg; iron 2.8mg.
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