Fried Pasta

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 15m
Ready In

"Comfort food at it's best. This is chewy, creamy and spicy. What more do you need!"

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (176.1 g)
  • Calories 420.9
  • Total Fat - 17.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 8.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 38.6 mg
  • Sodium - 299.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 52.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 6.7 g
  • Sugars - 2.5 g
  • Protein - 15.4 g
  • Calcium - 364.9 mg
  • Iron - 0.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°.

Step 2

Spray 8X8 inch oven proof pan with cooking spray, set aside.

Step 3

Cook pasta per package directions until al dente, drain and set aside.

Step 4

Meanwhile, on medium high heat melt 1/2 tbs butter and 1/2 tbs of olive oil in a medium sauce pan .

Step 5

Add in onion and saute until caramelized about 10 minutes.

Step 6

Add in garlic and saute for 30 seconds.

Step 7

Sprinkle in the flour and mix well.

Step 8

Slowly whisk in half and half mixing well.

Step 9

Add in 1-2 tsp of Sriracha hot chili sauce (or as much as you like) mix until thicken.

Step 10

Season with salt and pepper and set aside.

Step 11

Using a 10 inch cast iron or non stick skillet, melt remaining 1/2 tbs butter and 1/2 tbs olive oil on medium high heat.

Step 12

Once melted add in drained pasta and fry, stirring occasionally for about 10-15 mins until brown and pasta becomes crispy.

Step 13

Remove from stove and add in the onion mixture, stir well.

Step 14

Sprinkle in 1 cup of shredded cheese, mix well and adjust seasoning if needed.

Step 15

Pour mixture into your prepared pan.

Step 16

Cover and cook for 20 - 25 minutes.

Step 17

Remove from oven and sprinkle additional cheese on top.

Step 18

Cook uncovered for 5 more minutes or until cheese melts.

Step 19

Garnish with chopped parsley.


  • Cooking spray

1 Reviews


5* stars all the way. Wow, was this good. What a lovely surprise it was. Quick and easy to make with excellent results. Made exactly as written and wouldn't changed a thing. It was rich, creamy, crunchy, soft and full of flavor. Thanks for sharing this lovely recipe. Made for First Time Tag.


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(21 Dec 2016)

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