Spaghetti Meatballs

This Italian classic is one of the easiest meal ever. It feeds lots of people with less amount of effort and of course, money. Basic tomato sauce is also a go to recipe when you have no time but you still want to eat something homemade.



  • 500g minced Beef
  • 1tbsp Ketchup
  • Handfull Flat leaf parsley
  • 1tsp garlic powder
  • 1tsp Hot sauce (Tabasco, sriracha, ABC)
  • 1 medium/small Egg
  • 2 hand full Breadcrumbs
  • Salt


  1. Put all ingredients into a large bowl. Mix with hand until all combined.
  2. Form the meat into a bite-sized ball (smaller than golf ball).
  3. Heat a pan with clog of olive oil over a medium heat. Put the meatball into the pan.
  4. Fry until crust is formed. (Don’t forget to turn the balls!)
  5. Turn off the heat, place the meatball on a plate and set aside.

Basic Tomato Sauce


  • 1 tin Chopped tomato
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 medium to small Onion
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • handfull Fresh basil
  • Olive Oil
  • Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Ketchup


  1. Finely chop onion and garlic.
  2. Over a medium heat put 2-3 tbsp of olive oil into a large pan.
  3. Fry the onion and garlic until they all soft and fragrant.
  4. Pour the tinned tomato into the pan. Mix well.
  5. Refill half of the tin with water, and shake it. Make sure that you got all the tomato juice. Pour it into the pan, add ketchup and mix it well.
  6. Season with salt, pepper, fresh basil and sugar.
  7. Let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Put your prepared meatball into the pan. And let it simmer until the meatballs are cooked through. (15-20 minutes)

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