Christie's Spaghetti and Meatballs

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by christie

This has been a firm favourite of mine since I was a little girl. This recipe is from a New Zealander ( "kiwi" ) so the measurements are not standard US ones. 500 grams is roughly a pound. 1 cup is 250ml. Garlic, Salt and Pepper are to taste. I make the meatballs about the size of a walnut.

Top Review by morgainegeiser

These were interesting meatballs, thought I wouldn't care for the mincemeat but it was quite good. I used homemade tomato sauce and it turned out fine. Next time I will leave out the Ketchup, as I found it a little too sweet for my taste. But will try again. Made for PAC Spring '09

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix mince, onion, breadcrumbs, ketchup, eggs, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, salt and pepper together.
  2. Shape into balls.
  3. Heat oil in a large frying pan and brown the meatballs and the garlic.
  4. Combine the tomato sauce and water and add to frying pan.
  5. Cook on low heat for 15-20 minutes.
  6. Cook spaghetti noodles.
  7. Serve garnished with cheese and parsley.

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