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Fried Spaghetti

This fried spaghetti recipe is quick, easy, and light. It's a great pasta dish for any day of the week. It even reheats well!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Fried Spaghetti
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 491kcal

Equipment

  • large skillet or wok

Ingredients

  • 1 lb spaghetti
  • 5 Italian sausages
  • ½ yellow onion chopped
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup salted butter
  • 1 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 4 oz parmesan block
  • 2 oz white cheddar cheese block
  • 3 tablespoon fresh basil
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) fire roasted diced tomatoes drained

Instructions

  • Get out and measure your ingredients.
    Overhead photo of all the ingredients needed to make fried spaghetti.
  • Bring 4 cups of salted water to a boil. Add the spaghetti noodles and cook Al dente (12 minutes) drain and rinse with cold water.
    Cooked and drained spaghetti noodles in a wooden bowl.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the eggs , heavy cream, and minced garlic.
    eggs , heavy cream, and minced garlic whisked together in a small bowl.
  • Pour into the spaghetti noodles and stir.
    egg mixture poured onto the cooked spaghetti noodles inside the wooden bowl.
  • Remove the sausage from the casing and cut into small pieces.
    Sausage removed from casing and cut into small pieces on a wooden cutting board.
  • Heat a wok over medium high heat. Once hot, pour in the olive oil.
  • Add the sausage.
    Small sausage pieces added to a hot wok with olive oil.
  • and onions. Cook for 5 minutes.
    Onions added to the wok.
  • Next, add the butter.
    Butter and garlic added to the wok.
  • Stir until butter is melted.
    butter melted and mixed with the sausage.
  • Once the butter is melted, add the spaghetti noodles to the wok.
    Spaghetti noodles added to the wok.
  • Stir to coat. Season with fresh cracked pepper and red pepper flakes. Cook for 3 minutes,
    Spaghetti noodles and sausage in a wok seasoned with fresh cracked pepper and red pepper flakes.
  • Then stir in the diced tomatoes.
    Diced tomatoes added to the wok.
  • Cover with a lid. Cook for 5 minutes.
    Tomatoes mixed into the spaghetti and sausage.
  • Shred the parmesan and cheddar atop the spaghetti and toss to combine.
    Cheddar and parmesan cheese shredded atop the cooking spaghetti.
  • Stir in the chopped basil and replace the lid. Turn off the heat and let rest on the stove for 5 minutes.
    chopped basil added to the wok. All ingredients thoroughly mixed.
  • Garnish with chopped basil and cheese and enjoy!
    Prepared fried spaghetti garnished with basil and cheese in a wok.
  • Serve.
    Fried spaghetti served in a small plate with a fork.
  • Enjoy every bite.
    Closeup photo of a forkful of fried spaghetti. More Fried spaghetti in a wok in the background.

Nutrition

Calories: 491kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 522mg | Potassium: 270mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 467IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 2mg