Cheesy Meatballs with Spaghetti

Cheesy Meatballs with Spaghetti

36 reviews, 4.3 star(s). 83% would make again

Ready in 40 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! "


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 meat, 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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Love these! I added a few more ingredients ... Tasty!!!




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After all the great reviews I was excited to make this! Unfortunately it didn't turn out so amazing for me, it was good not great! Thanks for the tip on baking in the oven that helped me. If I try it again maybe I'll add some red pepper flakes or garlic like someone else did, it just needs a little something.
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carojacky 1m ago

What a great dish! I added some chopped smokey bacon to the meatballs along with some chilli. Thanks for sharing.
FrancisJackson 1m ago

Sounds yummy. I'll put a review after I make them.
stormtrooper1369 2m ago

I have always been intimidated by making homemade meatballs. This recipe was so easy and incredibly delicious. My whole family loved it! The only thing I changed was, I used 1 pound of ground beef and half a pound of mild Italian ground sausage.
Nwalthour 2m ago

Looking scrumpcious
imridia 5m ago

Yummy sghetti!
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