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spaghetti meatballs

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Jenny Unternahrer
Wayland, IA

I always make extra and freeze some for later. If you don't have time to cook the full balls you can chop them up while they are cooking.

★★★★★ 1
serves 3
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For spaghetti meatballs

  • 2
  • 1
    garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tsp
    dried parsley
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 c
    grated parmesan
  • 1/2 c
    dry bread crumbs
  • 1 jar
    favorite pasta sauce
  • cooked pasta

How To Make spaghetti meatballs

  • 1
    In large bowl beat eggs, garlic, and parsley. Crumble the beef over the mixture and mix well. Sprinkle with cheese and bread crumbs; mix gently. Shape into 1-1/2 inch balls using a medium size scoop. Makes 16 balls.
  • 2
    Brown a little in a non stick pan.
  • Nothing smells better than bubbling marinara!
    Add sauce and simmer for 30 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
  • 4
    Serve the meatballs and sauce over the cooked pasta or you could use the meatballs for a subsandwiches with some provolone.
  • 5
    You can freeze the meatballs for use another time. Freeze, uncooked, on a wax paper covered cookie sheet until firm. Place in freezer bags or vacuum seal bags. Thaw completely before cooking.

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