Spaghetti and Stuffed Meatballs



Spaghetti and Stuffed Meatballs
  • 4 sticks of mozzarella string cheese cut into 18 cubes
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • 1 jar tomato pasta sauce
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 tbsp chopped onion
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • 1 egg
  • spaghetti
  • ⅔ shredded parmesan cheese
  1. Place cheese cubes in a freezer bag and freeze for about 1 hr.
  2. Heat over to 375 and line a pan with foil. Spray foil with cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl, mix the bread crumbs and 3 tbsp of the pasta sauce. Then stir in the beef, onion, salt, oregano, and egg. Shape the mixture into 18 balls Press 1 of the cheese cubes into each of the balls and seal it inside. Bake for about 10 minutes.
  4. Pour the remaining pasta sauce into a dutch oven. Cover and heat till simmering. Stir in meatballs when they are done and reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer for an additional 10 minutes or so (ours took closer to 15 minutes) or until the meatballs are thoroughly cooked and no longer pink in the center.
  5. Cook the spaghetti as directed on the package. Serve the meatballs and sauce over the spaghetti and sprinkle Parmesan cheese over the top.

Hamburger Soup

Hamburger Soup
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups cubed potatoes
  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • ⅛ tsp pepper
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 beef bouillan cubes
  • 1 tsp minced onion
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 1 can green beans drained
  • 2 cans beef broth
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp basil
  1. Brown ground beef and drain. Add the rest of the ingredients (I had to use my dutch oven) and bring to a boil. Simmer for 1 hour and serve.