Sloppy Joe Spaghetti Cups
Source of Recipe
8 oz spaghetti, uncooked, broken in half
some vegetable cooking spray
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
3/4 cup fat-free sharp cheddar cheese, grated and divided
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 lbs lean ground beef
1 x 1.31 oz package of Sloppy Joe seasoning mix
6 oz can of tomato paste
1 cup water
1 Spray a 12-cup muffin tin with vegetable cooking spray; set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2 Break spaghetti in half; cook pasta according to package directions.
3 While pasta is cooking, mix together egg, sour cream and 1/2 cup cheese. When spaghetti is cooked al dente, drain and rinse under cold water until completely cool. Drain completely.
4 Transfer back to cooking pot. Add sour cream mixture to the spaghetti and toss until well mixed. Set aside.
5 Meanwhile, cook beef in skillet until browned. Drain well and pat beef dry with paper towels.
6 Return beef to skillet; add seasoning mix, tomato pasta and water. Mix well. Cook over medium heat 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Set aside.
7 Divide spaghetti mixture evenly among muffin cups (about 1/4 cup spaghetti each). Press pasta firmly into cups with back of spoon.
8 Spoon beef mixture into center of each cup (about 1-1/2 tablespoons each), dividing evenly among cups. Top each with 1 teaspoon cheese.
9 Bake until firm and heated through, about 20 minutes. Let stand 8 to 10 minutes.
10 Loosen edges with a knife and remove from muffin cups. Serve immediately.