Spaghetti Meatballs

Learn how to cook this family favourite with Marshalls’ delicious Spaghetti.

Ingredients

  • 500g Marshalls Spaghetti
  • 6 Sausages, British pork
  • 1kg of beef mince
  • 1 onion, finely chopped Flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 50g Parmesan Breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs, beaten with a fork
  • Olive oil

For the Sauce:

  • Olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tin of tomatoes
  • 1 glass of red wine (optional)
  • Caster sugar, pinch
  • Flat-leaf parsley
  • Basil leaves

Directions

  1. To make the meatballs, split the sausage casings and extract the meat into a large bowl.
  2. Add the mince, onion, parsley, parmesan, breadcrumbs, beaten eggs and seasoning.
  3. Mix together well, the more you mash the mince, the more tender your meatballs will be.
  4. Once you are happy with the mixture, pre-heat your oven to 220 degrees Celsius.
  5. Onto a baking tray, roll out your meat balls into a similar size to golf balls and place on the tray.
  6. Drizzle with olive oil, shake to coat and place into the oven for 20-30 minutes or until browned.
  7. Whilst the meatballs are cooking in the oven, you can make your homemade tomato sauce and cook your pasta.
  8. Cook the pasta according to pack instructions.
  9. Heat oil in a large sauce pan, add your garlic and sizzle for 1 minute.
  10. Stir in the tomatoes, wine, sugar, parsley and seasoning. Simmer for 15-20 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in fresh basil leaves.
  11. Drain the pasta mixture and divide between bowls.
  12. Spoon over the tomato sauce and meatballs. Serve with a good grating of parmesan and basil leaves.