5 Cooking Essentials

5 Cooking Essentials

 Spaghetti and Meatballs
Servings: 4


Tomato Sauce
1 onion, peeled and halved
1 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
½ cup unsalted butter
1 teaspoon salt

1 pound ground pork
1 pound ground beef
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup shredded Parmesan
1 cup panko
¾ cup parsley, finely chopped
2 tablespoons Worcestershire
1 egg
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon black pepper

1 pound spaghetti
Parmesan, to serve

1. Preheat the oven to 400˚F (200˚C).
2. Add the crushed tomatoes, butter, onion, and salt to a pot and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Lower the heat and cook for 3. 45 minutes, until the onions are soft and starting to break apart..
4. In a bowl, mix the ground beef, ground pork, panko, Parmesan, egg, garlic, onion, Worcestershire, salt, pepper, and parsley until fully combined.
5. Take a golf ball-sized handful of the meat mixture and roll it into a ball. Transfer to a baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining meat.
6. Bake the meatballs for 16 minutes.
7. Bring a pot of water to a boil, and cook the spaghetti according to the packaging instructions.
8. Transfer the cooked meatballs to the sauce, and spoon over the pasta. Top with Parmesan, and enjoy!