Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Homemade seasoned beef meatballs combined with tomato sauces, served over spaghetti

Yield: 

4 servings (of meatballs)

Ingredients: 

For Spaghetti and Meatballs: 

Spaghetti pasta, as many servings as you need
Homemade pizza sauce (2 c per meatball recipe)
Homemade tomato soup (2 c per meatball recipe)
Homemade meatballs (recipe below serves 4)
Shredded mozzarella cheese and parmesan cheese, optional

Meatball recipe:

1 lb ground chuck
2 medium eggs
1/4 c minced onion
1 clove minced garlic
2 handfulls quick oats
salt
pepper

Instructions: 

To make meatballs:

1. In mixing bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well.

2. Shape into balls and place on a jelly roll pan.

3. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until thoroughly cooked.

For spaghetti and meatballs:

1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Strain.

2. While pasta is cooking, heat sauce and meatballs over medium-low heat.

3. Serve meatball and sauce over pasta, topping with mozzarella and parmesan cheese if desired.

Spaghetti and meatballs, served with asparagus and onions and italian bread
Additional Notes: 

We like to have this with homemade garlic bread and a cooked green vegetable.

Meatballs can be made in large quantities and frozen in meal-sized portions. Just thaw and re-heat for a quick and easy meal!

Click here for more, in-depth notes about this recipe!

Spaghetti and Meatballs with garlic bread
Preparation Time: 

30 minutes (if using canned sauces)

Cooking Time: 

30-45 minutes

Tammy's Review: 

I generally like spaghetti and meatballs, but this recipe is definitely the best I've had! The sauce combination is slightly sweet and not bitter, complementing the meatballs and pasta nicely. My rating: 9/10. With garlic bread, it's a 10/10. ;)

Comments

Please see my complete review above! Thanks! ~Tammy

Rating: 
5

I typically am not a big fan of red sauces because they can be bitter and upset my stomach. Tammy's homemade sauce is great because it is full of flavor but the sauce is very mild in regards to its acidity while retaining a zesty taste. The meatballs are also very large and enjoyable--and they can be frozen so you can use them easily for spaghetti or meatball sandwiches. This is a great core recipe and perfect for altering to ones specific preferences. And like Tammy said this is best served with hot garlic bread! Unfortunately the pictures we have up now don't do this recipe justice.

Rating: 
4

I just made these meatballs for my family's supper, and they were very well-received! I like the fact that they take so few ingredients and are very quick to prepare. I didn't follow the sauce recipe here because I had some other things on hand to use up...but the meatballs are something I'll definitely be making again. Thanks, Tammy!

Rating: 
4

Delicious and so fast to make! Just my kind of recipe; simple, but yummy. :)

Rating: 
5

These are our new go-to meatballs. They are simple to make and so so yummy! I love them for meatballs subs!

Rating: 
5

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