Recipes and Cooking Mini Spaghetti and Meatball Pies 3.5 (26) 1 Review Grab your muffin tin for this fun, kid-friendly appetizer recipe. A nest of spaghetti is the base for the adorable meatball pies. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on January 9, 2016 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 25 mins Bake Time: 17 mins Cool Time: 5 mins Total Time: 47 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 12 mini pies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 4 ounce whole grain or multigrain thin spaghetti, broken in half 1 egg, lightly beaten ⅓ cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon milk 1 12 ounce package (12) refrigerated cooked Italian-style turkey or chicken meatballs ½ of a 23.8-ounce jar (1 1/4 cups) light no-sugar-added tomato and basil pasta sauce ½ cup shredded reduced-fat Italian cheese blend (2 ounces) Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat twelve 2 1/2-inch muffin cups with cooking spray. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 283 Calories 11g Fat 22g Carbs 21g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 283 % Daily Value * Total Fat 11g 14% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 83mg 28% Sodium 719mg 31% Total Carbohydrate 22g 8% Total Sugars 4g Protein 21g Vitamin C 4.9mg 25% Calcium 177mg 14% Iron 2.8mg 16% Potassium 212mg 5% Folate, total 57.6mcg Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.