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Crunchy Parmesan Spaghetti – Summer Side Dish

Posted By Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom On May 16, 2012 @ 5:40 pm In Pasta,Recipes,Side Dish | 6 Comments

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Spaghetti noodles.

With a little crunch.

Served warm or cooled.

I’m loving these noodles as a side dish this summer. They are the perfect compliment to grilled chicken, steaks and/or shrimp “on the barbie”, and grilled pork chops.

It’s uber simple…instead of tossing with marinara or meat sauce, you toss the cooked noodles with a mixture of bread crumbs and grated Parmesan/Romano cheese.

The result is amazing!

Crunchy Parmesan Spaghetti

Adapted from Linguini with Garlicky Bread Crumbs [7]

Yield – 4 servings

Preparation Time – 5 minutes

Cooking Time – 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 to 3/4 lb spaghetti noodles ($.25)
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil ($.10)
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs ($.50)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese ($.25)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • (1 tsp Italian seasoning if using plain bread crumbs)

 

Directions

  • Cook the noodles as directed. (Any long noodle will work…linguini, angel hair, thin spaghetti, spaghetti, fettuccine.)
  • Drain and rinse with cold water. (When to rinse and not rinse pasta [9].) (If you wish to serve warm, don’t rinse with cold water.)
  • Add to serving bowl and toss with the olive oil, bread crumbs and grated Parmesan. Toss until all the noodles are coated.
  • Season with salt and pepper (and Italian seasoning if necessary.)
  • Serve Crunchy Parmesan Spaghetti, as side dish.

Cost $1.10


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