Spaghetti Sauce and Meatballs Recipe

Spaghetti Sauce and Meatballs Recipe

How To Make Spaghetti Sauce and Meatballs

In case you’re looking for an easy spaghetti recipe, this pasta with flavorful and savory spaghetti sauce and meaty and umami-rich meatballs are for you.

Preparation: 45 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total: 2 hours 15 minutes



For Spaghetti Sauce:

  • 28oztomatoes,chopped
  • 6oztomato paste
  • 8oztomato sauce
  • 4tspdried oregano
  • 2tspdried parsley
  • 1tspdried basil
  • 2tspwhite sugar
  • ½tspsalt
  • 6clovesgarlic,minced
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • ¼cupred wine

For Meatballs:

  • lbsground meatloaf mix,beef, pork veal
  • cupscorn flakes cereal,crushed
  • 3eggs
  • 3clovesgarlic,minced
  • ½cupparmesan cheese,grated
  • 3tbsptomato paste
  • 2tspdried oregano
  • 2tbspdried parsley
  • 1tbspwhite sugar
  • ½tspgarlic salt
  • ½tspground nutmeg
  • ½tspground black pepper


  1. Combine the chopped tomatoes, 2 cans tomato paste, tomato sauce, 4 teaspoons oregano, 2 teaspoons parsley, basil, 2 teaspoons sugar, salt, 6 cloves garlic, olive oil, and red wine in a large, heavy pot.

  2. Cover, and cook over medium heat until bubbling. Uncover, reduce heat to low, and simmer for at least one hour, stirring often. Set aside.

  3. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.

  4. Combine the meatloaf mix, corn flakes, eggs, garlic, Parmesan cheese, tomato paste, dried oregano, dried parsley, sugar, garlic salt, nutmeg, and black pepper in a large bowl.

  5. Mix well with a large fork. Form the meat mixture into 1½-inch firm balls. Place the meatballs on the prepared pan.

  6. Bake meatballs until browned and cooked though, about 20 to 30 minutes. Drop cooked meatballs into hot spaghetti sauce, and serve immediately.


  • Calories: 242.56kcal
  • Fat: 10.51g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.51g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.11g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.23g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.19g
  • Fiber: 4.74g
  • Sugar: 13.79g
  • Protein: 11.51g
  • Cholesterol: 88.41mg
  • Sodium: 730.03mg
  • Calcium: 227.68mg
  • Potassium: 918.55mg
  • Iron: 5.12mg
  • Vitamin A: 187.49µg
  • Vitamin C: 32.51mg
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