This over-the-top Fried Spaghetti Sandwich is the ultimate midnight snack!
About 1 cup to 1 1/2 cups leftover cold spaghetti and meatballs or leftover spaghetti in Bolognese sauce
Grated fontina, provolone or mozzarella cheese, as needed
Olive oil, as needed
2 romaine lettuce leaves
Fresh basil leaves, to finish
Slices of fontina, provolone or mozzarella cheese
Hot peppers in oil, chopped, to taste
1 bun, sliced, brushed with oil and grilled
Combine leftover spaghetti and meatballs with a large handful of grated cheese. Set aside.
Heat small non-stick fry pan over medium heat. Add enough olive oil to fully cover the bottom of the pan. When oil is hot. Add spaghetti and cheese mixture to pan. Let fry, occasionally stirring, turning and shaping into a burger, while gradually adding even more grated cheese. Cook until spaghetti is crispy and golden brown on all sides, about 10 to 12 minutes.
Sandwich lettuce, fried spaghetti, basil, cheese slices and hot peppers in oil between grilled bun.
Yield: 1 serving.