American meatballs

American meatballs on a dish

Want to prepare a simple and quite tasty meal for your family? Cook this delicious American Meatballs recipe! They are creamy and the sauce is simply delicious! Bon appetit!!!

Category: Meat, Pasta, Recipes
Cuisine: ,
Servings:: 4
Prep Time:15 m
Cook Time:50 m
Total Time:1:05 h
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 200 grams (7 ounces) minced beef
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) minced pork
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 4 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 medium onion
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • Breadcrumbs (to taste)
  • 250 grams (8 3/4 ounces) spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon margarine to cook the pasta
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. Mix the pork with the beef and season with chopped garlic, nutmeg, pepper, salt and an egg yolk.Mixed pork and beef seasoned with chopped garlic, nutmeg, pepper, salt and egg yolk Mix well the seasonings in the meat.Mixed pork and beef seasoned with chopped garlic, nutmeg, pepper, salt and egg yolk Mold the meat with your hands in the shape of balls and coat with breadcrumbs.Meatballs coated with breadcrumbs
  2. Put the olive oil, the chopped onion and the peeled tomatoes cut into small pieces in a saucepan and cook over low heat until the tomato start to break down. Add the meatballs, cover the pan and cook over low heat about 35 to 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile, heat over high heat a saucepan with water seasoned with salt and margarine. When starts boiling, add the spaghetti, reduce to medium-low heat and cook for about 10 minutes. When the pasta is cooked, drain it and set aside.
  4. Put the spaghetti on a plate together with the meatballs drizzled with the sauce.
American meatballs
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
Calories 496
Total Fat 19.5 g(30%)
Saturated Fat 4 g(21%)
Cholesterol 179 mg(60%)
Sodium 126 mg(5%)
Total Carbohydrate 42.5 g(14%)
Protein 37.5 g

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