Spaghetti Bolognese Leftover Muffins

2013-02-25
  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 25m
  • Ready In : 35m

Everyone eats spaghetti bolognese don’t they? Here is a great child friendly Spaghetti Bolognese recipe you can make from scratch. What I find with this family favourite is that there are always leftovers, and they are perfect to make these little spaghetti muffins. Absolutely delicious and perfect to make little lunch snacks.

Nutrition Note: An iron-rich finger food, perfect for fussy eaters and for little ones who want to feed themselves.

 

Join us on Facebook for other foodie bits and pieces.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked spaghetti
  • 1 cup bolognese
  • 1 cup grated cheese
  • 2 eggs

Method

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C and lightly grease a muffin tin. -

Step 2

Combine ingredients in a bowl. Scoop into a muffin tin, filling each to the top. Continue until you have no more mixture. -

Step 3

Place in the oven and bake for around 20-25 minutes. The egg will set and the muffins will hold their shape when removed. -

Step 4

Note: use fresh mince in your bolognese, these muffins use leftover mince so once cooked again they will need to be eaten straight away. Or you can make these using fresh ingredients and use in lunch boxes. -

Print Friendly


Recipe Comments

  1. posted by Jode on February 25, 2013

    Great idea…i did something similar with mac n cheese and the girls loved them so definitely going to give your bolognaise ones a go!!!

      Reply
  2. posted by Tamara on April 26, 2013

    This is an awesome recipe, thank you so much. Awesome use of leftovers and a hit with my 14 month old who only wants to feed himself! Thanks!

      Reply
    • posted by Allie on April 28, 2013

      Thank you so much for your comment :) so glad you like x A

        Reply
  3. posted by Beth on September 10, 2013

    If I made these from fresh ingredients specifically to make into a muffin could I freeze them?

      Reply
    • posted by Allie on September 11, 2013

      Absolutely, they are great :) Ax

        Reply
  4. posted by Elena on November 16, 2013

    I love these but every time I make them they stick to the bottom of the muffin tray. What am I doing wrong? Any tips?

      Reply
    • posted by Jess on November 16, 2013

      Hi Elena, thank you for the feedback and great to hear you are enjoying them. You could line the muffin trays with baking paper or even paper muffin cases.
      I hope that helps, enjoy. Jx

        Reply
  5. posted by Jolie on November 22, 2013

    These are so yummy! And a huge hit with my 11 month old son who finds spag bol a little bit hard to handle normally. He scoffed these down.

      Reply
  6. posted by Lauren on January 21, 2014

    Thanks for muffin tip! Spag Bol is always the messiest meal in our house with twins throwing mince everywhere. This way it went straight down, hardly a spec left on their trays! It will be a regular for us!
    Oh and I used pork because that’s what we had in the freezer, they loved it!

      Reply
  7. posted by natasha on January 22, 2014

    Elena you could also try the silicone muffin trays. They are great for not getting anything stuck to the bottom :)

      Reply
  8. posted by Gayle on February 25, 2014

    Are these only good warmed up or straight from oven? Just wondering if they’ll b any good cold in lunchbox..?

      Reply
    • posted by Allie on February 25, 2014

      Hi Gayle, these are best served straight out of the oven or frozen and reheated. My only worry with the lunchbox idea is that there is more room for food contamination with the meat as you can’t control the temp inside the lunchbox or know exactly when your little one will eat it – so it’s up to you to make the call from a food safety point of view :) Ax

        Reply
  9. posted by Vanessa Maguire on April 26, 2014

    Hi
    These look great! Could bow, penne or macaroni elbows be used as the pasta?
    Vanessa

      Reply
    • posted by Jess on April 28, 2014

      Absolutely Vanessa :) You can use whichever pasta you prefer and enjoy, Jx

        Reply

Post A Comment



Average Member Rating

(4.1 / 5)

4.1 5 8
Rate this recipe

8 people rated this recipe

More Yummy Recipes:
  • DSC_9743-v2-575x262

    Slow Cooker: Fish Chowder In Bread Bowls

  • DSC_2143-v2-575x262

    Quinoa Crumbed Fish Fingers

  • DSC_4502 v2

    Pick ‘N’ Mix Fruit & Chia Smoothie

  • Chicken, red lentil & tomato pasta 1m3w

    1 Meal 3 Ways: Chicken, Red Lentil & Spinach Pasta

  • DSC_8189 v2

    Healthy Nachos