Easy, quick and inexpensive eggs and pasta recipe

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5 from 2 reviews

Repurpose leftover pasta with eggs and cheese. Delish, nutrish and economical. You may start making extra pasta just so you can enjoy egg and cheese pasta.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: stove
  • Cuisine: Italian


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, bruised
  • 6 eggs, beaten until uniform
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • dash crushed red pepper flakes
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups cooked pasta
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese


  1. In a separate bowl, stir the eggs, water, and red pepper flakes together.
  2. Add butter and olive oil to a non-stick pan. Heat over medium-low heat until the butter melts. Swirl the oil and butter together.
  3. When the oil is hot, add the garlic cloves. Pour in the eggs. Gently stir them as they cook. As the eggs start to firm up, add the pasta. Stir to coat the pasta. Sprinkle in cheese and black pepper. Continue to cook until pasta is heated and eggs are cooked to your preferred doneness.


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