Leftover pasta is one of the world's least appetizing leftovers. It never tastes as good the next day, and it's hard to transform it into a delicious new dish. However, one creative and tasty way to make use of it is to put it in a frittata! Although it may sound gross — I was a skeptic at first — leftover spaghetti is an excellent filling for frittata. When cooked with eggs, the pasta simply tastes starchy and similar to potatoes. Read on to learn how to make a leftover pasta frittata.
- Start by taking the pasta out of the fridge. Depending on how much pasta you have left over, beat up some eggs. I used two eggs because I only had a little bit of spaghetti with tomatoes, basil, and pecorino left over.
- Season the eggs with salt and pepper. Feel free to bulk up the frittata with more vegetables, herbs, or seasonings. I added chopped fresh basil to the eggs.
- Heat a skillet over medium heat and add some oil or butter.
- When the skillet is hot, pour in the eggs. Dump in the pasta and make sure it is distributed evenly.
- Cook as you would a normal frittata, flipping once or finishing in the oven. Enjoy immediately.
Have you ever put spaghetti in a frittata? What do you make with leftover pasta?