Best Homemade Pasta And Meatballs Recipe (I Have Ever Made)

Went to pick up groceries one day. Figured, we wanted to eat pasta after a long day. Pasta, especially spaghetti for Filipinos, is somewhat a treat. We eat it most occasionally at birthday celebrations. It was perfect since it was my aunt's birthday too.

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Egan and I decided to make it a little more special this time though. We made meatballs and used penne instead of spaghetti. It turned out great and just full of love. Yup! You can taste the love in the food. Try this...

Homemade Pasta and Meatball recipe


100 g lean ground beef
50 g ground pork
1 small garlic clove, grated
1/2 medium red onion, minced
2 Tablespoons bread crumbs (Good Life brand)
1/2 egg, beaten
1 Tablespoon seasoned breadcrumbs (Crispy brand)
1 Tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese (Kraft brand)
1 Tablespoon canola oil (Marca Leon brand)
4 cups boiling water
1 cup uncooked pasta ( La Filipina brand penne)
1 garlic clove, chopped
1/2 medium red onion, minced
1 small carrot grated
1 can whole peeled tomatoes (Honey brand)
1/8 cup Italian Spaghetti sauce (RAM brand)
Parmesan cheese

1. In a mixing bowl, combine all first 10 ingredients above. Set aside.
2. In a medium saucepan on high heat, place in the boiling water with a teaspoon of salt.
3. Wait until it the water is visibly boiling hot before placing in your pasta.
4. Cook until al denté (cooked yet firm).
5. Drain water and place in a bowl where you will serve your pasta.
6. Place back the now-empty saucepan on medium heat and place 1 Tablespoon of oil.
7. Form the golf-ball-sized meatballs out of the meat mixture made earlier.
8. Cook them meatballs while turning them on every side for about 10-15 minutes.
9. Once cooked, place the meatballs on the pasta.
10. In the saucepan, sauté the onions, garlic, and shredded carrot.
11. Season with salt and pepper (about a pinch each).
12. Cover the saucepan for 3 minutes. Bring heat to medium-low.
13. While waiting, roughly chop or crush the peeled tomatoes with clean hands or forks.
14. Take the cover off the saucepan and add the tomatoes with the sauce from the can.
15. Also, add the Spaghetti sauce to add a little sweetness.
16. Submerge the meatballs back into the saucepan with the sauce and cover for 5 minutes.
17. We are done with the cooking! You can place the sauce over the pasta or you can also mix the pasta in the sauce before serving. Top each serving with Parmesan cheese according to your liking.

Hope you love this dish just like we did.
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Best Homemade Pasta And Meatballs Recipe (I Have Ever Made) Best Homemade Pasta And Meatballs Recipe (I Have Ever Made) Reviewed by Shoni MunchTrip on December 04, 2018 Rating: 5

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