The Italian dressing both provides flavour and added moistness to this simple, yet versatile, meatball recipe.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 4 Servings
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1 lb. (450 g) extra-lean ground beef
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
1/2 cup Kraft Zesty Italian Dressing, divided
220 g spaghetti, uncooked
1 cup Classico di Napoli Tomato & Basil Pasta Sauce
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 400ºF.
Mix meat, onions, bread crumbs, egg and 1/4 cup dressing just until blended; shape into 12 (2-inch) meatballs. Place on foil-covered rimmed baking sheet.
Bake 20 min. or until done (160ºF). Meanwhile, cook spaghetti as directed on package, omitting salt. About 10 min. before spaghetti and meatballs are done, heat pasta sauce in saucepan on medium heat.
Drain spaghetti; place in serving dish. Top with pasta sauce. Drizzle remaining dressing over meatballs; serve with spaghetti.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Garnish with chopped fresh parsley before serving.
How to Easily Shape the Meatballs
Use moistened hands to easily shape the meat mixture into meatballs.
Sprinkle 2 Tbsp. Kraft 100% Parmesan Grated Cheese evenly over the spaghetti and meatballs.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 17 g
Saturated fat 5 g
Cholesterol 115 mg
Sodium 550 mg
Total carbohydrate 56 g
Dietary fibre 3 g
Sugars 8 g
Protein 37 g
4 servings, 1/4 recipe (337 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.