Spaghetti and Beef Meatballs
Delicious Spaghetti and Beef Meatballs Recipe - A Classic Italian Favorite with a Gourmet Twist!
4 - 5
Beef + Lamb New Zealand
Try a classic Italian favourite with our irresistible Spaghetti and Beef Meatballs recipe! Made with beautiful beef mince, the tender meatballs are simmered in a rich tomato pasta sauce with fragrant basil leaves, then served over al dente spaghetti. Topped with a generous sprinkle of grated parmesan and garnished with fresh basil leaves, this dish is the epitome of comfort food with a gourmet twist.
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500g Quality Mark beef mince
1 garlic clove
¼ cup parsley
½ cup fresh breadcrumbs
½ tsp salt and pepper
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 cups tomato pasta sauce
1 cup basil leaves
200g spaghetti pasta
½ cup grated parmesan cheese
In a large bowl, place the mince, garlic, onion, parsley, breadcrumbs, egg, salt and pepper mixing well. Roll into walnut-sized balls. Refrigerate until ready to cook.
Cook the spaghetti as per packet instructions.
To cook the beef balls, heat the oil in a large frying pan. Cook them in two batches if need to be browned on all sides. Once they are all brown add the pasta sauce and basil leaves to the pan until bubbling and balls are cooked through.
Serve on top of the cooked pasta with a sprinkle of parmesan and basil leaves.
Nutrition Information per Serving (325g)
Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).More info
2009 kJ (480 kcal)
* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)