Cheesy meatballs with spaghetti

Cheesy meatballs with spaghetti

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22 review(s) averaging 4.5. 90% 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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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 1 month 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 2 months ago
Came out perfectly basil brought out the meat flavour topped with olive oil a Parmesan cheese perfect.
a_guy_called_danny 3 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 4 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 6 months ago
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 10 months ago
Easy to make, thanks for posting!
PatyandJoey 1 year 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 1 year ago
So quick and easy and healthy. Yummy :-)
Sandrab087 1 year ago
Jacklau 1 year ago
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