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Spaghetti with Meatballs

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Spaghetti and Meatballs is a pasta dish consisting of spaghetti (a long, thin, and cylindrically shaped pasta that is of Italian origin), tomato sauce, and meatballs. Though spaghetti originated from Italy, it is said that this particular dish was first cooked in New York by Italian immigrants. However, there are claims that a similar version of this dish was served in Sicily even before it became famous in the USA.
  Spaghetti 1 Pound
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Crushed tomatoes 24 Ounce
  Chinese parsley 3 Tablespoon, chopped
  Fresh basil leaves 6
  Worcestershire sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm), crushed and chopped
  Egg 1
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. Cook the spaghetti according to package instructions.
2. In a large mixing bowl, combine ground beef, ¼ cup parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, Worcestershire sauce, 2 cloves garlic, egg, salt and pepper then mix thoroughly.
3. Scoop about 2 tablespoons of the mixture and mold until a spherical shape is formed. Continue this step until the mixture is consumed.
4. Arrange the molded mixture in a greased baking tray then preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and bake for 15 minutes.
5. Heat a cooking pot then pour-in olive oil.
6. When the oil is hot enough, sauté the garlic and onions.
7. Pour-in the crushed tomatoes and bring to a boil.
8. Add the beef stock, parsley, and basil then simmer for 15 minutes.
9. Put-in the ¼ cup parmesan cheese and baked meatballs them simmer for 5 minutes
10. Place on top of the cooked spaghetti then serve. Share and enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 983 Calories from Fat 407

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g70.2%

Saturated Fat 15.3 g76.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 194.2 mg64.7%

Sodium 718.6 mg29.9%

Total Carbohydrates 107 g35.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.4 g17.7%

Sugars 2.4 g

Protein 47 g95%

Vitamin A 44% Vitamin C 39.6%

Calcium 30.5% Iron 48.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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