How to Cook Meatballs


Friday, August 15, 2008

Spaghetty & Meatballs Recipe

Try this great spaghetty and meatballs recipe....great Italian taste..!


* 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
* 1/2 cup fine dry bread crumbs
* 1 egg, slightly beaten
* 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
* 3 tablespoons warm water
* 1/2 teaspoon dried leaf basil
* 1/4 teaspoon pepper
* vegetable oil

* 2 cans (14.5 ounces each) diced tomatoes
* 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
* 1/4 cup chopped onion
* 2 cloves garlic, minced
* 2 tablespoons chopped parsley, or 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 1 teaspoon leaf oregano, crushed
* hot cooked spaghetti or linguine

Combine ground beef with bread crumbs, eggs, Parmesan cheese, water, 1/2 teaspoon basil, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Shape into about 3 dozen 1-inch meatballs. In a large skillet or Dutch oven, brown meatballs over low heat in a small amount of oil. Drain off excess fat. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, onion, garlic, parsley, salt, and oregano. Simmer, uncovered, over low heat for about 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally. Serve with hot cooked spaghetti or linguini....The meatballs recipe is ready to what a great taste..mama mia !



Greenpoint said...

I like the recipe! I came up with a similar one and took some pics of it. Check it out and let me know what you think.


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Camea said...

Great looking recipe, I should try adding tomato to mine-I hadn't thought of that, here is my recipe for giant meatballs, one per plate!


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