Spaghetti And Meatballs Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs is a good all-rounder. This is a tasty treat for supper - or any time! Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • For the meatballs:
  • 1 kg minced beef
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese or 90 g
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 3 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1 medium onion or 100 g finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 1 cube MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon or 10 g
  • ¼ cup hot water or 65 g
  • ½ loaf french bread or 150 g cut into small pieces
  • For the sauce:
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or 15 ml
  • 1 medium chopped onion or 100 g
  • 1 medium finely chopped carrot or 50 g
  • 3 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ½ cup hot water or 125 ml
  • 1 cube MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon or 10 g
  • 8 medium chopped tomatoes or 800 g
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 packet spaghetti or 450 g
  • 8 cups water or 2 liters

How to Prepare

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C and position oven rack at mid-level.
  2. To make the meatballs - Line the bottom of the oven tray with aluminum paper for easy clean up.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine minced meat, Parmesan cheese, oregano, basil, garlic, onions and chili flakes.
  4. Dissolve MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon and hot water and add to the bowl and mix for another 3-4 mins with hand or a wooden spoon.
  5. Gradually mix in the small bread pieces until all ingredients are well incorporated.
  6. Shape the mixture into golf-ball size meat balls and place on oven tray.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven for about 20 mins or until meatballs are cooked and golden on top.
  8. To make the tomato sauce - Heat olive oil and saute onions and carrots and continue to cook until soft. Add garlic and tomato paste and saute for an additional 1 minute.
  9. Add hot water,MAGGI®Chicken Bouillon, tomatoes, basil and oregano and allow to simmer for 1 hour.
  10. Gently place the cooked meatballs in tomato sauce.Allow to simmer for 10 mins.
  11. Cook the pasta in boiling water until aldente. Drain pasta, discard water, and return to empty pot.
  12. Serve cooked pasta on a platter and pour the sauce over the meatballs.

Nutritional Info

Energy : 739.00 Kcal
Protein : 58.00 g
Carbohydrate : 74.00 g
Fats : 30.00 g

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