Spaghetti & Sausage Nests
This recipe featuring Johnsonville Flame Grilled Italian Sausage gives traditional spaghetti a unique twist that kids will love!
(14 ounces) JOHNSONVILLE® Flame Grilled Italian Sausage, cut 3/4-inch coin-sized pieces
spaghetti, broken in half
grated Parmesan cheese
shredded mozzarella cheese
marinara sauce, divided
chopped fresh basil
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Rinse with cool water and drain.
In a bowl, combine the egg, Parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese, 1/4 cup marinara sauce and spaghetti.
Grease a nonstick muffin pan. Use tongs to fill muffin cups with spaghetti mixture. Make an indentation in center of each cup; creating a nest.
Bake for 13-15 minutes or until set.
In a deep skillet, heat sausage pieces over medium heat for 3-4 minutes. Carefully add remaining marinara sauce; simmer until heated through.
Carefully remove baked spaghetti nests from muffin pan and place on a serving platter. Top each nest with 2-3 sausage pieces. Spoon marinara sauce over top of sausage. Sprinkle with basil and additional Parmesan cheese if desired.