Cheesy meatballs with spaghetti

Cheesy meatballs with spaghetti

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27 review(s) averaging 4.3. 88% would make again

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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


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




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ChantelD 3 months ago

First time I've ever made meatballs and they were a hit! I think I made them a bit too big, but I followed another user's advice to bake them in the oven and they turned out great! I used a sundried tomato, garlic and basil sauce with them.
kpcolville 4 months ago

monitamarwaha 4 months ago

Add salt to the meatballs.
Cberlanga 4 months ago

After you brown the meatballs put them in a baking dish pour sauce over them cover and bake. It distributes the flavor into the sauce and your meatballs stay juicy. Cook for about 15-20 min on 350
PJL1980 7 months ago

It was easy to make however correction: don't use medium heat for the sauce for twenty min. It burns the sauce. True story. Lesson learned. Your better off microwaving the pasta sauce instead.
Jbloom45 7 months ago

Came out perfectly basil brought out the meat flavour topped with olive oil a Parmesan cheese perfect.
a_guy_called_danny 8 months ago

First time making meatballs turned out great!! ... if the meatballs aren't cooking through for you try covering them with a lid turn down the heat a little and turn them every so often
D34thch1ld 9 months ago

I made this for my best friend and family. I got great reviews. My hubby has asked me serve times to make this again.
starlight289 11 month ago

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