Homemade Spaghetti-Os with Meatballs

barbara lentz


This was a hit with the grandkids.


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 lb
    sweet italian sausage casing removed
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 large
    onion chopped
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 tsp
  • 28 oz
    can crushed tomatoes
  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 small
    can tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    each dried oregano and basil
  • 8 oz
    o shaped pasta also know as anelli or anelletti
  • ·
    grated parmesan cheese for serving

How to Make Homemade Spaghetti-Os with Meatballs


  1. Remove the casings from the Italian sausage and roll into 32 balls. Add the butter to a large skillet Place the meatballs in the skillet and cook until nicely browned on all sides remove to a plate they won't be all the way done.
  2. Add the onion and garlic to the same pan and saute until translucent. Add the chicken stock, crushed tomatoes and tomato paste. Stir in the sugar, salt, oregano, and basil. Bring to a simmer and add the pasta Os and the meatballs and simmer until the pasta is cooked.
  3. Serve topped with Parmesan cheese

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About Homemade Spaghetti-Os with Meatballs

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian

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