Spaghetti and Meatballs Sauce

    Spaghetti and Meatballs Sauce


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    Spaghetti and meatballs seems like a lot of work but it is not at all difficult. For a creamier sauce, substitute milk for the water.

    Serves: 6 

    • 500g lean beef mince
    • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
    • 2/3 cup (170ml) milk
    • 1 egg
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 onions, finely chopped
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
    • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 (400g) tins condensed tomato soup
    • 2 cups (500ml) water
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried sage
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

    Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour30min 

    1. To make meatballs: Combine in a bowl beef mince, bread crumbs, milk, egg, garlic, onions, salt, parsley and pepper; mix well. Roll into small balls and set aside.
    2. Heat oil in large frypan over medium heat; add meatballs and cook gently so they stay whole and are lightly browned.
    3. To make the sauce: Mix together tomato soup, water, lemon juice, salt, parsley, basil, sage, thyme and cayenne pepper in a large saucepan, add meatballs and simmer for 1 hour.

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