Home Made Meatball With Spaghetti

Posted by mamabok | Canadian,Cooking,Food Review,Health,Kitchen,My Musing,Organic,The Brat,The Other Half,Western | Monday 23 April 2012 10:35 pm




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A few weeks ago at the local Farmer’s market – I decided to get some lean ground beef locally.  I haven’t tried these kind of mince beef before but I heard they were way better because the cows were properly cared for and given proper feeding.

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King Limousine Farm was where the beef came from and they came frozen.  And since I wanted to make meatball spaghetti for the longest time, I decided to buy 1 Ib of the minced beef.

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So after talking and reading up some recipes for meatballs with spaghetti, I decided to try some.  First I baked the meatballs and then after cooking the sauce, I put the meatballs into the spaghetti sauce to simmer.

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The meatballs looked yummy but were a bit dry – PB said it could be because they were lean minced beef – the next time I’ll try the regular minced meat and then make the meatballs again.

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This one was for chloe to bring to school for lunch.   She did eat some of the meatballs but not all – and I don’t blame her – I’m going to try again making the perfect meatballs.

3 Comments »

  1. Comment by Charmaine — April 30, 2012 @ 6:15 am

    If you add some fatty mince beef to the mix say about 1/3 quantity, it makes the meatball juicier.

  2. Comment by MeiPY — May 2, 2012 @ 4:09 pm

    You can also try adding cornflour and egg, it will keep the mixture together and juicy too

  3. Comment by Alice Kwek — May 5, 2012 @ 12:23 pm

    try adding some diced big onions, corn flour, egg white and a some dribble of olive oil! that will help “moisten” the meat. You could also add diced button mushrooms too!

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