Spaghetti meatballs in tomato sauce

Recipe from: 2/6/1997 12:00:00 AM
Spaghetti with meatballs

Ingredients 16
Servings 6
Time 00:05

Ingredients

  • 350
    g
    uncooked spaghetti
  • 350
    g
    beef mince
  • 350
    g
    pork mince
  • 2
    cloves garlic, crushed
  • 5
    ml
    salt
  • 5
    ml
    sugar
  • 5
    ml
    coarsely ground black pepper
  • 5
    ml
    fennel seed
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 30
    ml
    oil
  • 2
    onions, finely chopped
  • 800
    g
    whole tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 5
    ml
    origanum
  • 10
    ml
    sugar
  • salt and black pepper
  • finely grated Parmesan cheese for serving
 

Method

00:25
 
Mix the beef and pork mince in a mixing bowl.
Add the garlic, salt, sugar, black pepper, fennel seed and cayenne pepper.
Roll into fairly small, uniform balls.
Heat the oil in a heavy-based saucepan.
Fry the meatballs until brown.
In the mean time prepare the spaghetti according to instructions.
Remove from the pan and prepare the tomato sauce: sauté; the onions until tender and translucent.
Add the tomato, origanum and sugar.
Simmer a few minutes.
Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
Add the meatballs and simmer until the meatballs are done.
Serve with the spaghetti and grated cheese.

 

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