Cooking Index - Cooking Recipes & IdeasSpaghetti With Meatballs Recipe - Cooking Index

Spaghetti With Meatballs

Cuisine: Italian
Type: Meat, Pasta
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/4 cup 59mlOlive oil
2   Garlic - finely chopped
3   Tomato sauce - (8oz)
1   Mushroom stems/pieces - (4oz)
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozGreen pepper - finely chopped
1/4 cup 59mlSnipped parsley
1 teaspoon 5mlSalt
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGround pepper
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSugar
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlDried basil leaves
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlGround oregano
1 cup 237mlDry red wine
1   Spaghetti - (16oz)
  Grated parmesan cheese
1 1/2 lbs 681g / 24ozGround beef
3/4 cup 109g / 3.8ozDry bread crumbs
1/2 cup 31g / 1.1ozOnion - finely chopped
1/4 cup 59mlMilk
1/4 cup 59mlDry red wine
1   Egg
1 tablespoon 15mlSnipped parsley
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlSalt
1 teaspoon 5mlWorcestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlGround pepper
1/4 cup 59mlVegetable oil

Recipe Instructions

SPAGHETTI: Heat oil in Dutch oven. Cook and stir onion and garlic in hot oil until onion is tender. Stir in tomato sauce, mushrooms (with liquid), green pepper, parsley, salt, pepper, sugar, basil and oregano. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, 1 hour.

Stir in wine. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes. Uncover and simmer, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes longer.

While sauce is simmering, prepare Meatballs. While meatballs are cooking, cook spaghetti as directed on package; drain but do not rinse. Spoon meatballs onto spaghetti; cover with sauce. Serve with cheese.

MEATBALLS: Mix all ingredients except oil. Shape by rounded tablespoonfuls into balls. Heat oil in 10-inch skillet. Cook meatballs in hot oil until done, about 20 minutes.

Evan Kleiman and Viana La Place, Cucina Rustica


Average rating:

Unrated, please add a rating

Submit your rating:

Click a star to rate this recipe.