The Iconic Meatball Dinner You’ll Make Again and Again

These meatballs and spaghetti get them full and keep them happy.

This is one of the first recipes I ever made when I first got married…and 17 years later, I’m still preparing it. It’s different than the typical tomato-based spaghetti sauce and my kids love it and never get tired of it…even my super picky ones. Bonus: it freezes really well.

The Iconic Meatball Dinner You’ll Make Again and Again These meatballs and spaghetti get them full and keep them happy. Between Carpools - A Lifestyle Blog for the busy Jewish Woman. Frum Woman. Frum Women.

Coca-Cola Meatballs
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Recipe type: Meat
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Serves: 6-8 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pound spaghetti
Meatballs:
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ⅓ cup bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup water
Sauce:
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 12 ounce can Coca-Cola
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¼ cup apricot jam
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients for meatballs and form into balls.
  2. In a saucepan, combine sauce ingredients. Bring to a boil. Gently drop balls into simmering sauce and cook for 45 minutes. Serve over spaghetti.

The Iconic Meatball Dinner You’ll Make Again and Again These meatballs and spaghetti get them full and keep them happy. Between Carpools - A Lifestyle Blog for the busy Jewish Woman.

 

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