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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
bake:
17 mins
cook:
22 mins
total:
1 hr 4 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

Meatballs
Spaghetti And Sauce

Directions

Meatballs
  • Heat oven to 325 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine meatloaf mix, onion, bread crumbs, garlic, parsley, Parmesan and egg. Mix until ingredients are evenly blended. Form about 1 tablespoon meat mixture around a piece of string cheese. Shape into a ball. Repeat with remaining mixture and cheese, for a total of 40 meatballs.

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  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium to medium-high heat. Brown meatballs in two batches, 3 minutes per batch, turning once. Transfer to a rimmed baking sheet. Remove skillet from heat. Bake meatballs at 325 degrees F. for 17 minutes. Keep warm.

Spaghetti and Sauce
  • Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to boiling. Add spaghetti and cook 12 minutes, according to package directions. Drain and transfer to platter.

  • While pasta boils, return skillet to medium heat. Add sliced garlic and cook 1 minute. Add crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar, salt and pepper. Simmer on medium-low, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in basil and meatballs.

  • To serve, transfer spaghetti to a platter or individual bowls and top with meatballs and sauce.

Nutrition Facts

488 calories; fat 14g; cholesterol 93mg; saturated fat 5g; carbohydrates 56g; insoluble fiber 4g; protein 30g; sodium 529mg.
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