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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