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Meatballs with Tomato Sauce Recipe

Spaghetti is one of my favorite comfort food and here I’m gonna share the recipe of this delicious cheesy meatballs with a homemade rich and thick tomato pasta sauce witch is perfect for spaghetti. I bet you’re gonna love it…

meatballs with tomato sauce
meatballs with tomato sauce

Ingredients for meatballs with tomato sauce

  • 2 cupĀ  homemade tomato pasta sauce
  • 1/2 pound grated meat
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
ingredients for meatballs with tomato sauce
ingredients for meatballs with tomato sauce

Direction

Place the breadcrumbs in a bowl and pour in the milk, stir to combine. set aside, after 2 to 3 minutes the breadcrumbs will absorb the milk and become soggy.

combine milk and breadcrumbs
combine milk and breadcrumbs

Meanwhile, grate the onion and remove its water.

grate the onion
grate the onion

Add the grated beef, Parmesan cheese, minced garlic, pepper and salt.

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Add chopped cilantro and the breadcrumb mixture.

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Mix all ingredients with your fingers until well combined.

mix well
mix well

Pinch off a piece of the meat mixture and roll it between your hands to form a meatball.

form the meat
form the meat

Pour olive oil in a pan over medium heat and place the meatballs in the pan, cook them until they are brown outside and cooked inside about 10 minutes.

cook the meatballs
cook the meatballs

Pour the tomato sauce in a pan and add 1 glass of water then stir to combine.

add water
add water

Place the meatballs in the tomato sauce and simmer foe about 20 minutes.

add meatballs
add meatballs

Now the meatballs are ready and the sauce is thickened.

the sauce is thickened
the sauce is thickened

Serve your delicious meatballs with spaghetti and enjoy.

meatballs with tomato sauce
meatballs with tomato sauce

 

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