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Mama's Best Ever Spaghetti & Meatballs

Mama's Best Ever Spaghetti & Meatballs

Prep Time 20 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes

A classic Italian-American dish that can be as simple or fancy as you want it to be.

What you'll need

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 jar (1 lb. 10 oz.) Ragu® Old World Style® Pasta Sauce
  • 8 ounces spaghetti, cooked and drained
  • 1/2 cup Italian seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 1 egg


Serves 4


Variation: Try adding a cube of mozzarella cheese to the center of each meatball for an easy but fun recipe twist.

How to make it

  1. Combine ground beef, bread crumbs and egg in medium bowl; shape into 12 meatballs.
  2. Bring pasta sauce to a boil over medium-high heat in 3-quart saucepan.
  3. Gently stir in uncooked meatballs. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes or until meatballs are done.
  4. Serve over hot spaghetti and garnish, if desired, with grated Parmesan cheese.