Spaghetti and Meatballs

  • chbinder Posted: 05/22/10
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    I have only made the meatball portion of this recipe. we love them. we've served them as a meal or as an appetizer. most recently i made them for a graduation party. everyone loved them. I add 3-4 links of italian turkey sausage which adds a nice kick to them and a bit more flavor. Easy and simple to make. I have made them so often that at this point i can make them in my sleep!

  • paulaandclaire2 Posted: 10/24/09
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    Wonderful meatballs! I follow the exact directions. These are the only ones I make. I usually double or triple the batch and then freeze them to use over the course of one month. I have never made the sauce, so the rating is just for the meatballs..

  • ktornstrom Posted: 09/03/10
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    i love the flavor of this recipe, it has just enough spice! instead of using white bread i buy the italian breadcrumbs and instead of plain canned tomatoes i use the roasted canned tomatoes... this is a fabulous recipe and so very easy! if u dont want to use all of the meatballs u can freeze the rest

  • gruvie Posted: 05/14/11
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    The meat balls were pretty good. The sauce in this recipe lacked flavor and was not rich and thick like it looks in the picture.

  • KMartinez Posted: 12/07/11
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    The meatballs are fabulous. Instead of white bread, I used a mixture of panko and whole-grain breadcrumbs. The sauce is a little bit on the thin side, but I added the leftover spaghetti to the sauce and it had the perfect consistency the next day. I thought it might be a little too spicy for the kids, but they loved it.

  • CarrieLMB Posted: 02/02/13
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    2/2/13 Turned out nicely. Allergic to tomatoes, but husband and guests liked it. They said it had a nice kick. Kids liked meatballs. Added garlic to meatballs (extra) and sauce.

  • CherylT Posted: 11/13/13
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    I only made the meatball portion of the recipe and I was really happy with the results. I did make a few changes though. I substituted panko for the breadcrumbs and I used a mixture of 1/2 ground pork, 1/2 ground beef. I also added chopped onions and extra garlic for more flavor. I doubled the recipe and froze meal-sized portions of the meatballs for future dinners. I loved being able to cook them in the oven because there was so much less mess than I would have had if I had cooked them on the stovetop.

  • pamelamandp Posted: 09/01/13
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    I didn't make the sauce, just the meatballs. It was easy and delicious. Yum. Will definitely make these again.

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