Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs | Easy Recipe

recipes for chicken, recipes for dinner, recipes by ingredients, recipes for lunch, best recipe websites 2016, recipes for desserts, Find and share everyday cooking inspiration on Allrecipes. Discover recipes, cooks, videos, and how-tos based on the food you love and the friends you follow
ikl
Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs

Ingredients
For the Meatballs

  • ⅓ cup Italian-seasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • ½ medium white onion, finely diced
  • 8 oz. ground beef
  • 8 oz. ground pork
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 Tbsp fresh Italian parsley, minced
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 (16-oz.) box spaghetti

For the Sauce

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium white onion, diced
  • 2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 (28-oz.) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1½ Tbsp fresh parsley, minced
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • {optional garnish} additional fresh parsley, minced
  • {optional garnish} Parmesan cheese, grated

Instructions
For the Meatballs

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. Using a medium bowl, combine the bread crumbs and milk; let soak for 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, add the olive oil to a medium frying pan and place over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the diced onions and cook for 6-7 minutes, or until onions begin to soften.
  4. Transfer onions and soaked bread crumbs into a large mixing bowl. Add all of the remaining meatball ingredients (beef, pork, egg, parsley, garlic, salt, pepper, oregano, red pepper and Parmesan cheese). Mix until just combined. (Tip: Take care not to overmix or the meatball may be tough.)
  5. Shape mixture into 1½” balls and place meatballs 1” apart on prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 18-22 minutes, or until meatballs are no longer pink in the center.
  7. While the meatballs are baking, cook spaghetti according to package instructions. Drain and toss with a bit of milk to keep pasta from sticking together; set spaghetti aside.

For the Sauce

  1. Using a medium saucepan, add olive oil and place over medium-high heat. Once hot, add onions and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the garlic, crushed tomatoes, parsley, salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium-low and continue cooking for 20 more minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. To serve, divide the spaghetti onto plates and top with meatballs and sauce.
  4. {Optional} Garnish with additional fresh parsley and grated Parmesan cheese before serving.

Notes
As the meatball recipe calls for a mix of ground beef and ground pork (and both are often sold in 16-oz. packages), I often just double the meatball recipe and then freeze the extra meatballs once they’re baked. Then just toss the frozen meatballs into a saucepan of sauce and let ‘em simmer until hot. That makes for a very quick and very easy dinner on a busy weeknight!


Source : https://spicedblog.com/classic-spaghetti-and-meatballs.html
ikl
Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs | Easy Recipe Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: First House
 

Top