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Mashed potato ham cheese spaghetti thing


Today i want to share with you guys a recipe that i created just this morning. This mainly would be perfect for those with lots of leftover spaghetti, sliced cheese or whatever you have on your hands right now-that's edible, of course. For this recipe i did not have any fresh cheese or grated cheese at all, so i ended up using cheddar sliced cheese. The one that gets a little hard at room temperature? Yep! :< I also used the kind of mashed potatoes that's in a bag, the type where you gotta add water to it to get the consistency right or something. Feel free to use fresh cheese, or your own mashed potatoes..and don't expect too much, I'm just a newbie when it comes to cooking!

What you will need:
  • Mashed potatoes (you can make your own by just mashing up boiled potatoes and mixing it with milk, butter, salt etc)
  • Sliced cheese (I used cheddar)
  • Powdered cheese? (optional, i used Parmesan cheese for toppings)
  • Ham (Steamed if you'd like?)
  • Spaghetti 
  • Something to boil the spaghetti? (I used a kettle :P)
  • Microwave safe bowls
  • Microwave
  • Milk
  • Butter
If you have not cooked your spaghetti, then go ahead and do it first. While it boils you can make the other stuff.
*WARNING* I never really measured the amounts, i just eyeballed everything, Consistency is the key! image

While the spaghetti is cooking, get your bowl and add in the sliced cheese. Use as many as you would like, i used three. Tear it all up into small pieces so it would be easier to mix. Next, add in about half a cup of milk, a heaping tablespoon of butter and MIX! You would realise that the sliced cheese ends up becoming weird little blobs of cheese that never seem to dissolve, and the butter stays on the milk and also does not mix. This is where the potatoes come in handy!

I did not use all of the mashed potatoes, i just scooped out some to mix with the cheese thing and stopped adding more when i reached the right consistency. Pour the mixture into a bowl with the cooked spaghetti. Tear off some ham and use it as a topping along with the powdered cheese and microwave for 30 seconds. AND YOU'RE DONE!

When i first tried it, i used too much potatoes and the potatoes ended up overpowering the taste of the cheese, but whatever i was hungry.
Hope you liked this really lame recipe! :p


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