Spicy Meatballs and Spaghetti

Spicy Meatballs and Spaghetti

Time

30 Minutes

Serves

4

Cuisine

Worldwide

Heat

Spicy

Dietary:

Atkins, Diabetic, Dairy Free, Nut Free

Making this recipe

Ingredients

For the sauce:

2 cans of chopped tomatoes (400g each)
2 brown onions, diced
4 garlic cloves, finely sliced
3 tsp dried basil
2 tsp Australian Murray River Salt
1 tsp black pepper
1 tbsp olive oil

For the meatballs:

500g minced beef
1 tsp cayenne pepper
2 tsp paprika
1 tsp Australian Murray River Salt
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried oregano
1 egg, beaten
1 mozzarella ball (125g)
1 handful of breadcrumbs
Spaghetti to serve 4

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Method

For the sauce:

Step 1:

In a saucepan, lightly fry your onions and garlic on a medium heat until light brown.

Step 2:

Add the chopped tomatoes and mix in with the onions and garlic.

Step 3:

Add the rest of the ingredients. Leave to simmer on a low heat until meatballs are ready (then see step 5 of meatball method).

For the meatballs:

Step 1:

In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients apart from mozzarella. Mix well until everything is combined.

Step 2:

Chop your mozzarella ball up into pea-sized chunks and set aside.

Step 3:

Divide the meatball mixture into 12 evenly sized chunks. Place two pieces of mozzarella in each chunk and roll into a ball shape. Repeat for all 12.

Step 4:

Lightly fry the meatballs until browned on all sides.

Step 5:

Add the meatballs to the sauce and simmer for a further 5 mins.