L.A. Times Spaghetti

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by St. Paul Eric

20 some years ago my aunt clipped this recipe from the pages of the Los Angeles Times. Whether it had a 'real' title or not I can't say . . . we've just always called it the LA Times Spaghetti. And loved it!

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Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook and drain pasta; set aside.
  2. Soak bread in 1 cup water.
  3. Press out as much water as possible and mash smooth.
  4. Mix bread with beef, pork, salt, garlic, and 1/2 c of parmesan cheese.
  5. Shape into small balls and brown in oil in sauce pan; remove from pan and set aside.
  6. Add tomatoes, water, onion, basil, oregano and crushed pepper to the sauce pan; Simmer uncovered for 30 minutes.
  7. Mix sauce and meatballs lightly with cooked spaghetti.
  8. Transfer the entire mixture into a greased, 3 quart casserole dish.
  9. Sprinkle with remaining (1/2 c) parmesan cheese on top.
  10. Cover and bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes.

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