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Spaghetti

Chuck222Chuck222 Posts: 67
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
I was pleased when my daughter told me she would be home for dinner. The kicker was she had one request. She wanted to make sure I wasn't going to cook dinner on the Egg. She needed a break from all the BBQ we've been eating lately and asked if we could just have something simple. You know, like salad and spaghetti. So I said sure. No problem and then proceeded to fire up the Egg.

We had spaghetti and meatballs (tomatoes, onions, garlic and meatballs from the sauce were cooked/smoked on the Egg).

You probably are all way ahead of me here but I was pleasantly surprised how flavorful the spaghetti sauce was when some of the veggies are fire-roasted on the grill.

Definitely a repeater.

Veggies for sauce:
veggies_grilled.jpg

Meatballs from the grill, added to veggies:
spaghettisaucefixings.jpg

Dinner is served:
spaghetti_plated.jpg

Chuck L.
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  • elzbthelzbth Posts: 2,075
    Yummmm...looks very delicious. I notice the ABT on the side...great addition! Hope your daughter enjoyed it... :) How could she not???????
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  • BotchBotch Posts: 2,885
    She wanted to make sure I wasn't going to cook dinner on the Egg. .... So I said sure. No problem and then proceeded to fire up the Egg.
    I splurrrffffed when I read that! :lol:
    I make a lot of pasta from scratch (eggs, flour, EVOO thru my Kitchenaid rollers and cutters) and was wondering how it'd taste after being smoked while being dried. Hmmm.....
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  • Chuck222Chuck222 Posts: 67
    I bet it would be tasty...

    Chuck L.
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  • Rezen73Rezen73 Posts: 356
    haha nice way to include an ABT with your dinner! always room for ABT's on a plate ;)
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 15,801
    You are the man Chuck :laugh:
    So what did your daughter have to say about?
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,697
    :laugh: That is too funny.

    So did she know you roasted the veggies on the egg, or did you keep that a secret?

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  • deepsouthdeepsouth Posts: 1,788
    yummo!
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  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 5,591
    Great post...I got a kick out of that! My family loves the egg but often have the same attitude. "Dad, do you think you have to cook EVERYTHING on the egg?".

    That sketty looks incredible. So far I have only egged meatballs with sketty. The veggies are an awesome touch. The side ABT just knocks it out of the park.


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  • SSN686SSN686 Posts: 2,948
    Morning Chuck:

    Looks great!

    My question to you though...Did you cook the spaghetti on the Egg too?...I can be done...click here to see when we did it :laugh:

    Have a GREAT day!

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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 16,503
    you can take it one step further ;) mostly cooked elbow macaroni in a colander, give it some smoke, then into a casserole with sauce and meat, cover with cheese, a little more sauce on top, hit it with a rub and cook a bbq american chop suey ;) its pretty darn good :)
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  • Chuck222Chuck222 Posts: 67
    I knew some enterprising people have done this before. Your spaghetti looks great, BTW. My inclination is to throw a steak on the grill. But the idea of grilling the veggies and other ingredients in the spaghetti sauce really opened my eyes (and mouth) to some of the possibilities...It was really tasty.
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  • LobichoLobicho Posts: 557
    WOOOOOW!!!!!
    a must try!!!
    looks AWEEEEEEESOMEEEE!!!!!!!!
    congrats
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  • hehehe, love it!
    more than 1 way to skin a cat ;)
    went through same thing with our teen -- got past it pretty quickly.
    hope your daughter outgrows this phase real soon :laugh:
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  • Chuck222Chuck222 Posts: 67
    Me 2...
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