Thin Spaghetti with Meatballs and Sauce

  • Servings: 6-8

Twirl your fork in a plate of classic Italian comfort food. Tender thin spaghetti, hearty meatballs, and a tangy, homemade sauce. Mangia!


16 ozSan Giorgio® Thin Spaghetti
1 1/2 lbsground beef
1/3 cupdry bread crumbs
1/3 cupgrated Parmesan cheese
2 eacheggs, beaten
1 Tbspchopped parsley
1 1/2 tspgarlic salt
1/4 tspground black pepper
1/4 cupvegetable oil
1/2 cuponion, chopped
1 eachgarlic clove, minced
2 cans (14oz)tomato purée
1 cupwater
1 can (6oz)tomato paste
1 tspsalt
1/2 tspdried basil leaves
1/2 tspdried oregano leaves
grated Parmesan cheese (optional)


  1. In large bowl, combine meat, bread crumbs, cheese, eggs, parsley, garlic salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Shape into 2-inch balls.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil; add meatballs. Cook until browned; drain.
  3. Add onion and garlic; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until tender.
  4. Add tomato pureé, water, tomato paste, salt, basil, oregano, and remaining ground black pepper; simmer 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, prepare pasta according to package directions. Serve hot pasta with sauce and meatballs; sprinkle with cheese, if desired.