Old Fashioned Spaghetti and Meatballs
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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
Course: Pasta
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: easy dinner, old fashioned spaghetti, spaghetti and meatballs
Servings: 4
Calories: 762kcal
Author: Karissa



  • 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



  • 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