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Spaghetti and meatballs Recipe

Get the kids involved in preparing this easy meal with you. It’s a great way to enjoy the holidays together.

Recipe Ingredients

300g spaghetti
500g Lean beef mince
10ml Barbecue Spice
15 ml freshly chopped parsley
1 onion, finely chopped
1 egg


30ml sunflower oil
1 onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 red pepper chopped
1 x 410 g tin diced tomatoes

Recipe Method

Preheat the oven to 180 c.
Mix beef mince, barbecue spice, parsley, onion and egg together. Roll into golf ball size balls and arrange in a greased casserole dish.
Bake uncovered for 10 minutes.
In a saucepan heat the oil and fry the onions, garlic and peppers until soft. Add the tomatoes and seasoning and bring to a boil.
Pour the hot sauce over the meatballs. Cover with a lid or foil and return to the oven for 20 minutes.
While the meatballs are cooking. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the spaghetti and cook for about 10 minutes or until soft but still firm. Drain

Hints & Tips

You could serve the meatballs with brown basmati rice instead of spaghetti.

source – cooking365coza