2 Fun Ways To Eat Pasta And Noodles: Deep-Fried Ramen And Cheesy Spaghetti Cake
Pasta and noodles come in all shapes and sizes. From lasagna sheets to spaghetti, ramen noodles to macaroni, they're all delicious kitchen staples that can be served in tons of different, delicious ways. But when you stick to serving pasta and noodles the same ways over and over, those tried & true dishes can get boring and repetitive. To keep your dishes fresh and fun, we came up with 2 new ways to prepare pasta and noodles that are sure to keep things exciting int the kitchen. Transform your plain old ramen noodles into delicious deep-fried dippable snacks, and bring spaghetti to new heights with our recipe for a cheesy spaghetti cake. One look at these dishes and you'll be more than ready to eat oodles and oodles of noodles!
1. Deep-Fried Ramen Fingers
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty Level: Easy
- 1 package of instant ramen noodles
- 2 cups boiling water
- 1 egg
- wooden skewers
- sweet chili sauce to serve
- cooking oil for frying
1.1 Boil some water in a kettle and open the package of ramen noodles. Place the ramen noodles in a frying pan and pour 2 cups of boiling water over them. Cover the noodles and let them sit for 5 minutes, then drain the water out.
1.2 Add an egg and the seasoning from the package of instant ramen to the cooked noodles, then stir everything together thoroughly.
1.3 Heat a pot filled with cooking oil to 320°F and wrap a small amount of seasoned ramen noodles around each wooden skewer.
1.4 Fry the ramen noodles in hot cooking oil until golden brown, then remove the skewers. Dip your delicious deep-fried ramen fingers in sweet chili sauce to serve.
2. Spaghetti Cake
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 50 minutes
Difficulty Level: Easy
- 1 lb spaghetti
- 1½ cups grated parmesan cheese
- 1½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 1½ cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- 1 tsp pepper
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 cup milk
- 3 eggs
2.1 Cook the spaghetti in boiling water, drain it, and let it cool slightly. Preheat the oven to 400°F and grease a 10-inch bundt cake pan with butter. Stir together the cooked spaghetti, cheese, milk, eggs, salt & pepper, then transfer the mixture to the bundt cake pan.
2.2 Transfer the bundt cake pan to the oven and bake the spaghetti cake at 400°F for 37 minutes, until golden brown.
2.3 Flip the bundt cake pan over onto a large serving plate and slice into your cheesy spaghetti cake!
These 2 delicious recipes are the perfect snacks or appetizers for your next dinner party. They're both great ways to use your noodle and mix up your pasta routine!
Get the recipe for the Cheesy Pasta Omelet featured in the bonus video.