Spaghetti with Meatballs

2015-07-14

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  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 60m
  • Ready In : 1:10 h

Ingredients

  • 250g minced beef
  • 4 sausages ( skins removed )
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • 1 tin of tomatoes
  • 75ml hot chicken stock ( it's ok you can use a cube )
  • 1 tblspn tomato purée
  • 1/2 tspn dried thyme
  • 1 tspn dried oregano
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 2 tblspns fresh chopped parsley
  • A few torn basil leaves
  • Grated Parmesan to serve
  • 12oz spaghetti
  • 2 tblspn oil

Method

Step 1

Mix the sausages an mince in a bowl to combine . Add in 1/2 the oregano and all of the parsley

Step 2

Shape into balls ( as by or small as you like

Step 3

Heat 1 tblspn oil in a pan and add the onion , fry for about 4 minutes , now add the garlic and fry for another 2-3 minutes until coloured

Step 4

Add the tinned tomatoes , stock tomato purée , thyme and remaining oregano . Season to taste

Step 5

Bring to the boil then let it simmer for about 45 minutes

Step 6

Meanwhile add another tblspn of oil to a frying pan and cook the meatballs on all sides until browned

Step 7

Drain and add to the sauce

Step 8

Cook the spaghetti in boiling salted water

Step 9

Drain , reserve some of the water

Step 10

Toss the spaghetti into the sauce and meatballs

Step 11

Serve with a few basil leaves and grated Parmesan on top

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