5 Star Spaghetti & meatballs

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by Tugar357

This came from a dear friend of mine's mother. She makes it for her family and the grown children always ask for take home containers.

Top Review by steve in FL

Delicious spaghetti & meatballs! I checked this recipe over and over, to see if I overlooked basil or oregano for the sauce, but made it as posted and it was fabulous - the sausage added so much flavor, I wouldn't change a thing. The meatballs were very flavorful and soft, not rock hard like I'm used to making (LOL), thanks to cooking them right in the sauce. I highly recommend this.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown the sausage in a medium pan.
  2. Strain the tomatoes and finely crush what's left into the sauce pan.
  3. Add the water and the meatballs and simmer for at least 2 hours; chill, then remove the fat as one layer.
  4. Reheat and serve over your favorite pasta or on hoagie buns for meatball subs-- freezes well.

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