Easy Spaghetti Cupcakes
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Easy and fun Spaghetti Cupcakes are gonna be a hit at your next party!
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 8
  • 250gr good quality spaghetti
  • 1 can peeled tomatoes, juices and seeds removed
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic glove, slightly mashed
  • A few basil leaves
  • Extravirgin olive oil
  • Parmesan cheese
  • 1 jar tuna fillets, drained (optional)
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  1. Heat a large frying pan over low temperature. Drizzle with oil and add onion and garlic.
  2. While the onion is cooking, remove the juices and seeds inside the tomatoes.
  3. Discard the garlic, and dd the tomatoes and the remaining juice into the pan and stir fry over high heat for about 2 min.
  4. Add half the basil and season with salt and pepper. Slightly cover with a lid and cook over low heat for about 20 min. Pour a little water through out cooking time if the sauce is getting too dry.
  5. In the meantime cook your spaghetti. Add them into a pot of salted boiling water and cook for about 10 min for al dente ( see package cooking time instructions).
  6. Drain the spaghetti and add them into the sauce pan. Add the remaining basil leaves and drizzle with a little olive oil.
  7. Stir fry for a minute to allow all the ingredients to mix together.
  8. When the pasta is ready, form small cupcakes by rolling a little amount of spaghetti with a fork, just as you would do to eat them.
  9. Arrange the spaghetti nest into muffin tins and bake for 5 mins in a preheated oven to 360F/190C.
  10. Sprinkle with Parmesan shavings and freshly cracked black pepper. Decorate with extra basil leaves and serve. Enjoy!
Recipe by The Petite Cook at https://www.thepetitecook.com/easy-spaghetti-cupcakes/