Spaghetti Meatballs

with a Creamy Tomato Sauce

A creamy tomato sauce with lots of flavour that goes beautifully with spaghetti and our favourite oven-baked italian meatballs. A weeknight classic.

Nutrition Per Portion

  • 1149 Calories |
  • 105.9g Carbohydrates |
  • 59.1g Fat |
  • 7.4g Fibre |
  • 48.4g Protein |
  • 12.7g Sugar
  • 0.0 min

    Heat the oven to 200C.

  • 0.5 min

    Bring a pan of salted water to the boil.

  • 1.0 min

    Peel and finely chop the onion, garlic, parlsey and oregano.

  • 2.5 min

    Finely grate the parmesan cheese.

  • 3.0 min

    Whisk the egg(s) in a small bowl.

  • 4.0 min

    In a bowl, combine the mince, half of the onion, half of the parsley, half of the parmesan, breadcrumbs and egg.

  • 5.0 min

    Season the meatball mixture well with salt and pepper.

  • 5.5 min

    Using your hands, mix together the mixture and form into small balls about 3cm in diameter.

  • 7.5 min

    Spread the meatballs onto a baking tray.

  • 8.0 min

    Drizzle oil over the meat balls and shake to coat. Place in the oven.

  • 8.5 min

    In a saucepan heat the olive oil.

  • 9.5 min

    Add the remaining onion, garlic, and chilli flakes.

  • 10.0 min

    Add the spaghetti to the boiling water.

  • 10.5 min

    Add the chopped tomato and brown sugar to the onions. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer.

  • 13.0 min

    Add the cream cheese and oregano to the sauce, season with salt and pepper and mix well.

  • 16.0 min

    Remove the meatballs from the oven and add the meatballs to the sauce; stirring to coat.

  • 18.0 min

    Add some of the spaghetti water to loosen to sauce if needed.

  • 20.0 min

    Drain the spaghetti and distribute among serving plates.

  • 21.0 min

    Serve the spaghetti sauce and meatballs atop the spaghetti.

  • 21.5 min

    Sprinkle with remaining parmesan and parlsey.

  • Ingredients

    Brown Sugar


    Dried Breadcrumbs

    Fresh Oregano, chopped

    Fresh Parsley, chopped

    Beef Mince


    Parmesan Cheese, finely grated

    Chopped Tomatoes

    Dried Chilli Flakes

    Olive Oil

    Garlic, finely chopped

    Brown Onion, finely chopped

    Cream Cheese

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