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Spaghetti & Meatballs Recipe

Preparation Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

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Ingredients

  • 500 g fetuccine
  •   carrot
  •   onion
  •   radish
  •   black peppercorns
  •   parsley
  • Meatballs
  • 1/2 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 tbsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • pinch ground black pepper
  • pinch garlic powder
  • 1 egg
  • Sauce
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 can (28 oz) whole, peeled tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 oz tomato paste
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • pinch ground black pepper

Preparation

Beat the egg, then combine all the meatball ingredients: ground beef, breadcrumbs, parsley, cheese, pepper, garlic and the egg. Mix until ingredients are evenly combined. Using a small scoop or your hands, form 6 meatballs. Store in the refrigerator in a sealed container.

Heat a large pan over medium heat. Saute the garlic and onion until onion is translucent. Stir in tomatoes, salt, sugar, and bay leaf. Cover and reduce heat to low, simmer 90 minutes.

Stir in tomato paste, pepper and metaballs and simmer 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, boil the pasta according to instructions on box. Let cool slightly.

Remove the meatballs and place on a plate. Wrap the pasta around each meatball. Use the carrot to create beaks for the birds. The radish and peppercorns to create eyes. Onion for the eyebrows. And parsley for the feathers. Spoon the sauce over each one and serve!

Spaghetti

Carrot

Onions

Radish

Black peppercorns

Fresh parsley

Lean ground beef

Breadcrumbs

Dried parsley

Parmesan cheese

Ground pepper

Garlic powder

Eggs

Garlic

Olive oil

Canned tomatoes

Sugar

Bay leaves

Tomato paste

Basil

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