Pasta a Frittata: Italian Fried Pasta

Pasta a Frittata: Italian Fried Pasta

This is not even a recipe; it is what I do when I have leftover pasta. My favourite is made with leftover linguni with pesto, but it can be made with any pasta.
Course Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Keyword easy, fried pasta, leftovers
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 1 people
Calories 587kcal


  • 100 gr left over pasta at room temperature My favourite are is leftover spaghetti with green pesto.
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbsp parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • You can either cook 100 gr of spaghetti, or use leftovers. Even if seasoned it is fine.
  • Make sure they are at room temperature
  • Mix them with the egg and the Parmesan
    leftover pasta egg and cheese
  • Fry in a pan with butter
    Fry the pasta
  • When it becomes brown and crunchy (like in the picture) turn it around with the help of the pan cover and slide it back in the pan to cook the other side
    Turn the fried pasta around
  • Enjoy warm or a t room temperature
    Cut the fried pasta


Calories 587 calories per serving
Fat 22 gr per serving
Carbohydrates 75 gr per serving
Cholesterol 226 mg
Proteins 24 gr per serving
Sugar 4 gr per serving
Sodium  406 mg per serving
Nutritional information is provided for general purpose only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely.
This is not even a recipe; fried pasta is what Italian do when we have pasta leftover and don t want to cook anything. It is very popular with children. #yourguardianchef #pasta #Italianfood