Cheesy meatballs with spaghetti

Cheesy meatballs with spaghetti

Ready in 50 minutes

Cheesy meatballs with spaghetti

"I used Italian seasonings instead of basil and doubled the recipe by adding Italian sausage along with the ground beef. These were absolutely delicious! I usually don't like meatballs because they are dry. Not these! Very moist! "

- tracyboyle

Top-ranked recipe named "Cheesy meatballs with spaghetti"

4.5 avg, 17 review(s) 94% would make again


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1 pound lean ground beef; (500 grams)
1 egg; lightly beaten
1 cup grated cheese , tasty
1 onion; finely chopped
1/4 cup basil; chopped
1 tbs olive oil
1 jar tomato; onion & basil chunky sauce
1 pound dried spaghetti; (400 grams)
1 Basil leaves; to serve

Original recipe makes 4 Servings




1. Combine mince, egg, cheese, onion and basil. Season and roll into balls.

2. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan. Cook half the meatballs for 4-5 minutes. Remove and repeat.

3. Return the meatballs to the pan and pour over sauce. Cover, cook over a medium heat for 20 minutes until cooked through.

4. Cook spaghetti in a large pan of boiling water, as per packet directions. Drain and place in bowl. Spoon over meatballs and sauce. Serve with basil leaves.


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They came out ok the first time, but I made the meatballs about 2' in diameter. After cooking the meatballs (for maybe 10 minutes) in the frying pan I cut one open to take a look and the center was still uncooked. I ended up putting them in the oven for 10-15 minutes after that. I don't think cooking in the sauce would have been enough to cook my meatballs. I also think that they need more cheese. Maybe twice as much.
DrieStone 2 months ago
Easy to make, thanks for posting!
PatyandJoey 5 months ago
So easy. I love meatballs but never made them till this recipe. Family Loves it. Working on my own sauce. Eat this today!
iggle-piggle 10 months ago
So quick and easy and healthy. Yummy :-)
Sandrab087 1 year ago
Jacklau 1 year ago
My friends are still begging me to make these again!
Flea109 1 year ago
I wasnt a big fan & my meat came out undone I really had a hard time with this one
Superwife 1 year ago
I would make your own sauce from fresh ingredients if you didn't have access.
Good2bme 1 year ago
What can i use instead of Jar tomato onion and chunky basil sauce? I'm from Sri Lanka and we don't have these products here. Thanks
Rihaab 1 year ago
Love these! I added a few more ingredients ... Tasty!!!
DeJoChe 1 year ago
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