Recipe courtesy of Nicky's Coal Fired

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Getting reviews...
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 45 min
  • Active: 35 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings






  1. For the meatballs: Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Combine the ground meats in a large bowl. In a smaller bowl, combine the breadcrumbs and milk to soak.
  3. In a blender or food processor, combine the onion, basil, parsley and garlic into a thick puree. Add to the ground meats. Add the milk and breadcrumbs, cheese, salt and egg to the meat. Knead together until combined. Scoop into 2-ounce balls (about 1 1/2 inches) on a baking sheet lined with foil or parchment.
  4. Bake until browned, about 10 minutes.
  5. For the sauce: Lower the oven to 350 degrees F.
  6. Mix the tomatoes together with the salt in a casserole dish, then add the roasted meatballs. Cover with foil and bake, 1 hour.
  7. For spaghetti: Bring at least 6 quarts salted water to a boil. Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions. Place in a bowl and top with meatballs, sauce and grated parm.