Meatball Spaghetti Sauce

Meatball Spaghetti Sauce


"Tasty seasoned meatballs simmered in a flavorful red sauce. For a creamier sauce, substitute milk for the water."


1 h 30 m servings 375 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 375 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 18.9 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.3g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 19.9 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 79 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 1433 mg
  • 57%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. To make meatballs: Combine in a bowl ground beef, bread crumbs, milk, egg, garlic, onions, salt, parsley and pepper; mix well. Roll into 1 inch balls and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat; add meatballs and cook gently so they stay whole and are lightly browned.
  3. To make the sauce: Mix together tomato soup, water, lemon juice, salt, parsley, basil, sage, thyme and cayenne pepper in a large saucepan, add meatballs and simmer for 1 hour.
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  1. 70 Ratings


Here is the solution to keep your meatballs from falling apart: place the raw meatballs on a 9 x 11 baking pan and bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes. When cool, I place them in a colander a...

I only used the meatball recipe since I already have a spaghetti sauce recipe. Thank you so AgentLucy for her suggestions for how to cook the meatballs; it saved me a lot of trouble. I used 3/4 ...

I only made the meatballs and they were great! However, I didn't add the milk and I added crushed red pepper, italian seasoning, fennel seed, and little olive oil. I also cooked them in a skil...

The meatballs were great! I sautéed the meatballs in olive oil before adding to my sauce (I only made the meatballs from the recipe and combined it with my own sauce) because I saw the previous ...

Like most reviewers, I only made the meatballs - AgentLucy style. Added in Penzey's Pasta Sprinkle and LOTS more of the recommended spices. (Shorted the milk, as well - didn't measure, just sp...

This is THE best recipe for spaghetti and meatballs I have ever found. My daughter loved it and she HATES spaghetti. Thanks so much for submitting it France :o)

The meatballs were delicious.

Personally I thought this lacked flavor and the meatballs were mushy. The sauce was not thick and I will never make this again!

I only made the meatballs, using one large onion, and my family and I thought they were great. I also used about 2tsp dried garlic instead of fresh galic cloves.