Spaghetti With Middle-Eastern Meatballs

Recipe by FlemishMinx
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, combine ground beef, 1/4 cup onion, bread crumbs, half of the minced garlic (2 cloves), cumin seeds, 2 TBS parsley and 3 TBS olive oil and mix well with your hands.
  • Pull off small pieces of the mixture and roll into 1 inch balls.
  • In a large nonstick skillet, add a small amount of olive oil and cook the meatballs for about 10 minutes or until browned on all sides; transfer to a platter.
  • In the same pan, melt butter and 2 TBS olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add remainder of the chopped onion, bell pepper, remaining garlic and cook stirring frequently for 5-7 minutes or until the vegetables are softened.
  • Stir in the red wine, reduce heat to a simmer.
  • Add tomatoes with juices and all remaining ingredients except the spaghetti and feta.
  • Simmer, partially covered and stirring occasionally for 20 minutes.
  • Add the meatballs and cook for 10 minutes more.
  • Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti as directed on the package and drain; serve topped with meatballs and sauce, sprinkled with the feta.
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