WATCH: How to Make Meatball Spaghetti

This meatball pasta recipe will surely have pasta-lovers asking for seconds.

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This savory and delicious meatball spaghetti recipe is an easy-to-make crowd-pleaser. 
 
For the meatballs:
1/4 kilogram ground pork
1/4 kilogram ground beef
1/4 cup breadcrumbs
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/4 cup milk
Basil, thinly sliced
Salt and pepper to taste
 
 
For the sauce:
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
400 grams canned crushed tomatoes
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1/8 cup basil, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon sugar
Salt and pepper to taste
Spaghetti pasta, cooked according to package
 
 
1 In a bowl,combine ground beef and pork. Add breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, onions, garlic, egg, and basil. Season with salt and pepper then mix until well-combined. Form into balls, and set aside.
 
2 Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Pan-fry the meatballs until cooked through. Drain on paper towels. Set aside.
 
3 Make the sauce: In a sauce pan, heat oil and butter over medium heat. Add onions and cook until translucent, then add the garlic. Add the crushed tomatoes and allow to simmer for about 5 minutes. Add the dried oregano, basil, and sugar. Season with salt and pepper. Mix until well-combined then add the cooked meatballs. Stir to completely coat the meatballs with the sauce, and allow to simmer for another 15-20 minutes until sauce has reduced.
 
4 Toss cooked spaghetti noodles in the sauce. Top with the meatballs, and garnish with basil and Parmesan cheese.
 
 
 
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