Introduction: Octopus Spaghetti Monster

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Get creative about your meals, so have fun with it and your kids will love it!

Step 1: Prepare

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This is incredibly simple: slice up he dog into bite sized pieces, half the spaghetti (I used cappellini because it is very thin) and then stick it through the pieces. Be careful! They can easily snap, so take your time.

Step 2: Cook

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Boil your speared dogs for about 6 minutes and drain.

Step 3: Finish

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Plate it and add whatever sauces you'd like!

Step 4: The Octopus

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If you don't push the spaghetti all the way through or break off the tops, you can make a spaghetti octopus/monster! Add black pepper pieces for the eyes and tada!

Comments

lindsey123 (author)2012-07-01

Thanks, Kids always like fun foods

doodle961 (author)2012-05-13

We made this for our teen kids last night and was a huge hit. We used a whole package of hotdogs and a bunch of spaghetti in a great big pot. Thought I would have leftovers but did not :)

alejandroerickson (author)2011-11-21

So cool. I just made an instructable showing how to make geometric shapes with these. https://www.instructables.com/id/Spaghetti-and-Wieners-meet-Geometry/

lemonie (author)2011-08-26

Super pictures, I like 'em.

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kelseymh (author)2011-08-25

Nice instructable; good variation on this one from May :-)

lemonie (author)kelseymh2011-08-26


Even further back: April 2009

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sunshiine (author)2011-08-25

So AWESOME! I love it! I am doing this one not for the kids but for me! Oh yeah my husband said he liked it, so I guess I will make it for both of us! Super idea! You go girl!

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