Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs by The Texas Beef Council

Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs by The Texas Beef Council

EAST TEXAS (KLTV/KTRE) - Shalene McNeill and Beef Loving Texans put together a great recipe for a Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs dish that is as nutritious as it is delicious. You can find all kinds of meatball recipes spanning many cultures, styles and flavors on

Classic Spaghetti & Meatballs



· 1 pound ground beef (93% lean or leaner)

· 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs

· 1 large egg

· 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion

· 1 teaspoon minced garlic

· 1/2 teaspoon salt

· 1/8 teaspoon pepper


· 1 jar (26 to 30 ounces) spaghetti sauce

· 8 ounces whole wheat spaghetti, cooked

· Grated parmesan cheese (optional)


1. Heat oven to 350°F. Combine meatball ingredients in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into twelve 2-inch meatballs. Place on aluminum foil-lined rack on broiler pan. Bake in 350°F oven for 25 to 30 minutes.

2. Combine meatballs and cooked spaghetti sauce in large saucepan. Heat through, stirring occasionally. Serve over spaghetti and sprinkle with cheese.

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