This free spaghetti and meatballs recipe is by far the best I have ever tasted… The whole family will love this dish.


500g lean mince
1 onion finely, grated
100ml breadcrumbs
1 egg, beaten
a dash of Worcestershire sauce

5ml mixed herbs
a sprinkle of peri-peri spice (optional)
salt & pepper
oil for frying

Tomato Sauce
2 cloves garlic, crushed
30ml olive oil
1 can (410g) chopped tomatoes
15ml tomato purée
5ml sugar
30ml chopped parsley

2,5ml dried basil
salt and freshly ground black pepper
fresh parsley to garnish

500g spaghetti
parmesan cheese to sprinkle


  • Mix all ingredients together, divide into equal portions and shape into small balls with your hands.
  • Sprinkle lightly with flour to prevent them from sticking when frying.
  • Heat a little oil in a frying pan and fry the meatballs until done and golden brown.
  • Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Cook spaghetti as per packet instructions.
Tomato Sauce
  • In a large pan heat the olive oil and fry the garlic until soft and translucent.
  • Add the tomatoes and tomato purée and simmer for a few minutes until the sauce thickens.
  • Add the sugar, parsley, basil, salt and pepper.
  • Add the meatballs and spaghetti to the sauce and cook over medium heat until warmed.
  • Serve and garnish with fresh parsley and parmesan cheese.
Serves 4


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