Spaghetti & Meat Balls With Tomato Sauce Recipe

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Spaghetti & Meat Balls with Tomato Sauce

Judy Steward

By
@outinthecountry

This is a Bobby Flay recipe.


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Comments:

Serves:

4 to 6

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

MEAT BALLS

1/2 lb
each pork, veal, & beef
2 large
eggs lightly beaten
1/4 c
grated parmesan cheese
4 clove
garlic, finely chopped & sauteed
1/ c
dry bread crumbs
1/4 c
finely chopped parsley
salt and pepper
1 c
pure olive oil

TOMATO SAUCE

2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 large
onion, finely chopped
4 clove
garlic, finely chopped
2 28 can(s)
tomatoes, crushed
1
bay leaf
1 small
bunch parsley
pinch
red pepper flakes
salt and pepper
6
basil leaves

SPAGHETTI

12 c
water
1 tsp
salt
1 lb
spaghetti
parmesan cheese

GARLIC BREAD

1 stick
butter, softened
4 clove
minced garlic
1
country loaf, cut into 3/4 inch slices

Directions Step-By-Step

1
(for the meatballs;) combine all the ingredients in a medium bowl, except olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
2
heat the oil in large saute pan over medium high heat. roll the mixture into 1 1/2 inch balls and fry until golden brown, but not cooked through completely.(remove with a slotted spoon to a plate lined with paper towels)
3
(for the tomato sauce;) heat olive oil in a medium saucepan, add onions and garlic and cook until soft. add crushed tomatoes and juice, bay leaf and parsley, pepper flakes and salt and pepper and bring to a boil. reduce heat, add meatballs and let simmer for 30 or 40 minutes, until the sauce has thickened. remove the bay leaf and parsley, add the basil and serve.
4
(for the spaghetti) bring salted water to a boil. add spaghetti, bring salted water to a boil. add spaghetti and cook until al dente. drain well in a colander, toss in sauce, serve with meatballs and parmesan cheese.
5
(for the garlic bread) combine butter and garlic. spread evenly on bread and broil until browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #spaghetti, #beef