Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Spaghetti and meatballs



for the meatballs
1 1/2 cup minced meat
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp chillie powder
1/4 tsp coriander powder optional
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup parsley chopped
2 tbsp onion chopped
1 tsp garlic chopped
1/2 tsp ginger grated
1 slice bread soaked in 1 to 2 tbsp water


Mix all the ingredients together and put in a food processor and mince it. Make small balls and bake for 1/2 hour at 350F in a lightly greased baking sheet lined with wax paper or on the TFX baking sheet.


for the sauce
1 1/2 cups water
4 to 5 tbsp tomato paste
1/4 cup tomato chopped
3 tbsp onion chopped
1 green chillie
1 tbsp garlic chopped
1/2 tsp ginger chopped
1 tbsp italian seasoning
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper ground

To make the sauce, heat oil sauté the onions. Then sauté the garlic, ginger, chillie and then add the tomato. Add tomato paste mixed with water and let it simmer for about 15 minutes. Add the baked meatballs and cook for about 20 minutes covered with a lid in low heat.

Toss the meatball and sauce with the cooked spaghetti and serve hot.

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47 comments:

  1. Masha Allah, it looks perfect!

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  2. wow....super...lovely combo....

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  3. Spicy and colorful meatballs spaghetti! How nice!

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  4. So lovely
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  5. Tempting dishes !! looks so appetizing !!

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  6. Super tempting meatballs,looks so yummy.

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  7. awesom combination.. would love to have the plate now

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  8. After a long time visiting your place. Hope you are doing good. I love this combo of spaghetti meatball combo. simply yumm..

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  9. thats one of the filling meals that could be cooked for a huge flock of people. good that you baked the meatballs. lovely clicks.

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  10. The spaghetti looks so tempting with meat balls.

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  11. Baked meat balls is an interesting one with sphagetti,loved it!!

    Erivum Puliyum

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  12. spaghetti and meat balls..an awesome meal ny time and looks so tempting, I too go for baked ones now

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  13. Lovely spaghetti, Akheela! Love that you used baked meatballs!

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  14. Great recipe with the spicy version. Paired very well on the meat balls and spaghetti.

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  15. wish to try this out..looks delicious

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  16. I love the addition of turmeric in the meat Akheela! Lovely twist on a classic recipe!
    Hugs!

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  17. Mmmm... I have an addiction to meatballs (especially when they come with spaghetti)! I want some right now. This looks really delicious! :)

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  18. have heard of this combo many times..never tried it..looks delicious..

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  19. Spaghetti will never be complete without meatballs...Thanks for sharing!

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  20. Great recreation of an old classic. You've plated it beautifully.

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  21. This does look like a tasty comfort food here! I will need to try your variation with the turmeric in the meatballs-yum!

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  22. Yum yum, wat a super tempting spaghetti and meatballs, makes me hungry..

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  23. gr8 filling food.. probably i will try with veg balls.....book marked...lovely click tooo


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  24. I haven't had spaghetti and meatballs in years. I'd forgotten how delicious they are.

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  25. I am intrigued by the addition of ginger to the meatballs--that's a great idea!

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  26. This looks delicious. One of my fave things to eat is pasta. I could eat it every day.

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  27. That's an irresistible meal, can never say no to pasta with meatballs!

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  28. yum yum spaghetti vth meatballs, feeling hungry.
    maha

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  29. This is an intriguing meatball recipe, the seasonings are nice.

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  30. Now I didn't need to see this! Here it is Good Friday and EVERYTHING shuts down in Nova Scotia! And I WANT spaghetti and meatballs! Better check the freezer, just in case!

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  31. Oh, what a yummy meal! And I love how you've added some Asian spices to your meatballs and sauce...yum!

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  32. Very nice, it's one of my favorite dishes....yummy.

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  33. Love the fusion of the different cuisines...I think I would prefer yours over the regular Italian way.

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