Spicy Meatballs

Spicy Meatballs

Spicy Meatballs

Prep Time
5 Minutes
Cook Time
25 Minutes
Italian style meatballs with a tomato and basil sauce and served with spaghetti, a delight for all the family.
  • 450 gram (1 pound) beef mince

  • 3 tablespoons Spicy Italian Seasoning

  • 4 tablespoons tomato purée

  • 1 yellow pepper, cut into chunks

  • 400 gram tin chopped tomatoes

  • 1 teaspoon Dried Basil

  • 150 millilitre (¼ pint) water

  • 200 gram (7 ounce) spaghetti


  • 1 Serve the meatballs and sauce piled on top of the cooked spaghetti.
  • 2 Tip the beef mince into a large bowl, sprinkle in the Spicy Italian Seasoning and squeeze in 2 tbs of the tomato purée. Using your hands, thoroughly mix the mince mixture and then form into about 20 small meatballs.
  • 3 Fry the meatballs in a sauté pan for about 10-15 minutes, then add the pepper and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • 4 Add the tomatoes, the remaining tomato purée, Basil and water, bring to the boil, stirring. Simmer for 5-10 minutes, until thickened.
  • 5 Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti according to the packet instructions. Drain.