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Spaghetti and Meatballs

Homecooked Spaghetti and Meatballs with meaty marina sauce. Now, that is a winner! Serve this with more Parmesan cheese and put a slice of garlic bread on the side to have one of the best meals that you ever had.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: cooking spaghetti, marinara sauce, meaty spaghetti
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 775kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1/2 lb. Spaghetti
  • 6 cups water for boiling


  • 1/2 lb. ground pork
  • 1/2 lb. ground beef
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 12 pieces Cheddar cheese cubed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Meaty Marinara Sauce:

  • 14 oz. Stewed tomato
  • 14 oz. tomato sauce
  • 1 Knorr Beef Cube
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 5 pieces basil leaves
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste


  • Prepare the meatballs by combining ground beef and pork in a mixing bowl. Add bread crumbs, half of the minced garlic, egg, Parmesan cheese, salt, and ground black pepper. Mix everything together until all ingredients are well distributed.
  • Scoop around 3 tablespoons of meat mixture. Put a cube of cheese in the middle. Roll into a ball. Do the same procedure until all the mixture is completely consumed.
  • Heat olive oil in a pan. Fry the meatballs until brown. Remove from the pan. Set aside.
  • Prepare the meaty marinara sauce. Saute onion and garlic on the remaining olive oil used to fry the meatballs.
  • Add stewed tomato and tomato sauce. Stir. Cover and cook between low to medium heat for 20 minutes.
  • Add Knorr Pork Cube. Stir. Put the fresh basil into the pot. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Put the meatballs back into the cooking pot. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • Cook the spaghetti according to package instructions.
  • Arrange the cooked spaghetti on a pasta bowl or a plate. Top with sauce and meatballs. Add more Parmesan cheese on top. Serve. Share and enjoy!



Calories: 775kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 129mg | Sodium: 1547mg | Potassium: 1062mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 805IU | Vitamin C: 18.8mg | Calcium: 217mg | Iron: 5.4mg