Tomato Basil Pasta Cups
Transform your pasta into a bite size appetizer! These Tomato Basil Pasta Cups are even easier to make than your run of the mill pasta dishes and they’re fun, too!
- 6 ounces O Organics® spaghetti
- 2 O Organics® egg yolks
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 medium sweet onion (diced)
- 12 ounces O Organics® ground beef
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 12 ounces O Organics® tomato basil pasta sauce
- 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- fresh basil (sliced)
Preheat oven to 375º. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside to cool slightly
In a medium sauté pan sprayed with cooking spray, add onion and sauté until translucent. Add ground beef and salt, breaking up with a wooden spoon as you cook it. Sauté ground beef until browned. Turn off heat and stir in 12 ounces of the pasta sauce.
In a small bowl, add egg yolks and toss in the slightly cooled spaghetti. Toss to coat every side of the spaghetti with the egg yolks. Add Parmesan cheese and fold into spaghetti until it is fully coated.
Spray a muffin tin with nonstick spray. Divide spaghetti among the 12 muffin tins, making a little well in the middle. Then, fill each with meat and sauce mixture, spooning it in the middle so it is surrounded by spaghetti. Sprinkle a tablespoon of shredded mozzarella on each.
Bake for 20 minutes. Remove and let cool for 5 minutes, then remove each Pasta "cup", sprinkle with fresh basil, and serve.
All recipe ingredients should be cooked to a safe internal temperature according to USDA guidelines. After preparing a recipe, please store any leftovers in the refrigerator.