Cheesy meatballs baked in tomato sauce

Recipe from: 4 October 2010
meatballs

Ingredients 19
Servings 4
Time 10 mins

Ingredients

  • Sauce:
  • 2
    can
    chopped tomatoes
  • 1
    can
    tomato puree
  • 1
    tsp
    sugar
  • 1
    Tbs
    dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Meatballs:
  • 500
    g
    mince of your choice
  • 1
    onion, finely chopped and sauteed
  • 2
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1
    tsp
    ground coriander
  • 1/2
    tsp
    cumin
  • 1/2
    tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1
    egg
  • 1
    cup
    grated Parmesan / Pecorino
  • Squeeze of lemon juice
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Spaghetti to serve
  • 2
    cup
    grated cheese to serve
 

Method

25 mins
 
Preheat the oven to 180°C.
Combine all the sauce ingredients and pour into a deep roasting dish/casserole dish.
For the meatballs, combine all the ingredients and mix well. Form medium sized meatballs and place into the roasting dish.
Place the dish in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes.
Sprinkle over the cheddar cheese and bake for another 10 minutes until the meatballs are firm but still juicy and the cheese is melted and golden.
Serve the meatballs on top of the spaghetti and spoon over some of the tomato sauce. Add another sprinkling of cheese if desired.

Reprinted with permission of Simply Delicious.

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