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Simple Spaghetti And Meatballs

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for 4 servings

Tomato Sauce

  • 1 onion, peeled and halved
  • 28 oz crushed tomato (795 g), 1 can
  • ½ cup unsalted butter (115 g)
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • 1 lb ground pork (455 g)
  • 1 lb ground beef (455 g)
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese (100 g)
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs (50 g)
  • ¾ cup fresh parsley (25 g), finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons worcestershire
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 lb spaghetti (455 g)
  • parmesan cheese, to serve

Nutrition Info

    Calories 1583
    Fat 75g
    Carbs 132g
    Fiber 10g
    Sugar 19g
    Protein 92g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat the oven to 400˚F (200˚C).
  2. Add the crushed tomatoes, butter, onion, and salt to a pot and bring to a simmer over medium heat.
  3. Lower the heat and cook for 45 minutes, until the onions are soft and starting to break apart. Remove onion.
  4. In a bowl, mix the ground beef, ground pork, panko, Parmesan, egg, garlic, onion, Worcestershire, salt, pepper, and parsley until fully combined.
  5. Take a golf ball-sized handful of the meat mixture and roll it into a ball. Transfer to a baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining meat.
  6. Bake the meatballs for 16 minutes.
  7. Bring a pot of water to a boil, and cook the spaghetti according to the packaging instructions.
  8. Drain pasta and toss lightly in about a tablespoon of oil (optional).
  9. Pour the sauce over the pasta. Transfer the cooked meatballs and top with Parmesan.
  10. Enjoy!

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