Old Fashioned Spaghetti and Meatballs
A filling, delicious, stick to your ribs meal, fork tender meatballs with a tangy tomato sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
- 2 slices of Italian bread ripped into small pieces
- 4 tbsp milk
- 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
- 1 1/2 tbsp minced parsley
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp ground pepper
- 1 garlic clove minced
- 1 lb ground beef
- 30 oz spaghetti sauce
- 3/4 lb spaghetti
Preheat oven to 350F
In a food processor add bread and milk, let sit for 5 minutes.
Add all remaining ingredients, except ground beef and gently pulse until evenly combined. It should make a thick paste.
Transfer paste to a large bowl
and add ground beef. Mix until evenly combined.
Portion and gently form into 1 1/2 - 2 inch balls. Place on baking sheet and cook for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile heat sauce in medium sauce pot.
When meatballs are done transfer to sauce and cook on Low for an additional ten minutes.
Meanwhile cook pasta according to directions.
Assemble pasta on plate with sauce and meatballs. Enjoy!
Calories: 762kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 1936mg | Potassium: 1256mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 1175IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 167mg | Iron: 6.1mg