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Mini Spaghetti Pie topped with marinara sauce and meatballs
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Mini Meatball Spaghetti Pie Bites

Mini Meatball Spaghetti Pie Bites are a playful take on our favorite pasta dish. Fun to eat as they are to make, they're kid-friendly and the perfect party food!
Course Appetizer, Main Entree
Cuisine American
Keyword meatball spaghetti pie, mini pasta appetizer, spaghetti and meatball bites
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 197kcal
Author Lalaine

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces uncooked thin spaghetti, broken in half
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 egg, well-beaten
  • 24 pieces frozen cooked meatballs, thawed
  • 1 1/2 cups spaghetti or marinara sauce

Instructions

  • Spray a 24-hole mini muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray.  Set aside.
  • In a pot over medium heat, cook pasta in boiling water according to package directions. Drain well and allow to slightly cool.
  • In a bowl, combine cooked spaghetti, Parmesan cheese, and egg. Gently toss to incorporate.
  • Divide mixture into prepared muffin pan, pressing down with the back of a spoon.
  • Bake in a 350 F oven for about 15 minutes or until set. 
  • Meanwhile, combine spaghetti sauce and meatballs in a saucepan. Over medium heat, bring to a boil until completely heated through.
  • Remove spaghetti nests from the oven. Top with meatballs and sauce. 
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley if desired. Serve hot. 

Nutrition

Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 261mg | Potassium: 284mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 1mg