How to make meat balls with spaghetti

how to make meatballs with spaghetti
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Difficulty Intermediate
Prep Time: 35 min Cook Time: 45 min Rest Time: 10 min Total Time: 1 hr 30 mins
Servings 6
Best Season Suitable throughout the year
    Ingredients for meatballs
  • 3 slices white bread crusts removed and diced or torn to pieces
  • 2/3 cold water
  • 1 pound lean ground beef 7% fat
  • 1 pound Sweet Ground Italian sausage
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese plus more to serve
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup alLight olive oil to saute or use vegetable oill-purpose flour to dredge meatballs
  • Ingredients for the sauce
  • 1 cup yellow onion (chopped)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 - 28-ounce cans crushed tomatoes *see notes
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons basil (finely minced)
  1. First, and after preparing all these ingredients, Add those ingredients: minced meat, sausage, garlic, parmesan cheese, salt, black pepper, 1 egg, and breadcrumbs.

  2. Second, mix all together in a bowl and it's better if you use your hand. Make small balls with your hand and control their size by yourself.

  3. Third, put all those meat balls in the white flour until they are completely covered. Bring another pan, put a little oil in it, and put all the meat balls in the pan.

  4. Start frying them, and flip them from while to while until their color change to brown. It will take approximately 2 minutes for each side.

  5. After that, take out the meat balls from the pan and put them in another dish. With that oil in the pan add above it the minced onion and stir it for 5 minutes.

  6. Next, add the the garlic and stir it for 1 minute. Add 2 - 28-ounce cans of crushed tomatoes (better if you see the notes) and 2 bay leaves. Stir the sauce to combine on light heat.

  7. Return the meat balls to the pan. Stir all the mixture well together and cover it for 30 minutes. For more details, you can check this recipe here.

  8. While the sauce cooked, bring another cooker, add water and salt to it. When the water is boiled add 1 pound of spaghetti to the cooker and wait until the spaghetti gets soft.

  9. When you done with spaghetti drain it from water and add it to the pan of sauce. Stir all the mixture well.

  10. Finally, you can season all the dish with cheese, basil, and you can add salt and black pepper for taste. This is how to make meat balls with spaghetti. Don't forget to check other recipes here down below if you are interested. Cheers!!!

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