Lazy Man's Soutzoukakia ( a Greek Style Bolognese)

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 0 mins

I love soutzoukakia, which are Greek meatballs heavy in red wine, garlic and cumin cooked in a red sauce. But sometimes on a busy weeknight, I just don't have the time. I came up with this recipe to satisfy my cravings when time is short. I use a store bought sauce cause of time, but feel free to substitute your own sauce recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to directions on box.
  2. While pasta is cooking, brown the ground beef with the garlic, cumin, onion, salt and pepper.
  3. Once beef has browned and the onions are translucent, add the wine and the pasta sauce and simmer for about 10 minutes. Serve over pasta.


Most Helpful

made this tonight not expecting it to be really special because the cooking time is only 10 mins but I was totally wrong it was fab. I made it exactly as written with no changes it was really nice.

berniceg11perlas May 03, 2015

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