Spaghetti with Baked Meatballs

I’m going to share my easy spaghetti with meatballs recipe. Thanks to Alessi on sponsoring this post. I love their products because its fresh, high-quality and authentically Italian.

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Let’s get started. Baked meatballs are ready fast, which is perfect on a busy week. This is an easy, basic recipe

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Here’s a few simple ingredients to make this tasty recipe (exact measurements are included in the recipe below):

For the baked meatballs:

  • Grass fed ground beef
  • Alessi tip and grind course sea salt coarse
  • Alessi tip and grind whole Black peppercorns
  • Alessi All-Natural Extra Virgin Oil
  • Fresh garlic
  • Fresh red onion
  • Almond Flour
  • Nutritional Yeast

For the sauce:

  • Alessi All-Natural Sauce – Marina Chunky Style
  • Monk fruit sugar or regular sugar: I prefer monk fruit sugar
  • Organic ketchup
  • Alessi Sea Salt & Black Peppercorns

How to make baked meatballs:

  • Mix the meatball ingredients and form into meatballs.
  • Bake them for 15 minutes at 400°F. For juicy meatballs, make sure you don’t overbake them.
  • Gently heat the sauce ingredients in a saucepan. Add the meatballs to the sauce and toss to coat. That’s it!

 

Recipe for meatballs:

  • ½ cup fresh red onion
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast*
  • 1 tsp Alessi Sea Salt and 1 tsp of Alessi Black Peppercorns
  • ½ cup of fresh garlic
  • ⅓ cup almond flour or oat flour
  • 1lb ground dark meat turkey or ground beef, grass-fed if possible
  • 1 tablespoon Alessi extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 fresh rosemary (optional)
  • 1 tsp nutritional yeast

IMG_5080IMG_5084For the Sauce:

  • Alessi All-Natural Marina Chunky Sauce (24 OZ)
  • 1 tsp Organic unsweetened ketchup
  • 1 tsp Alessi Sea Salt and 1 tsp of black peppercorns (add more for your liking)
  • 1 tsp of monkruit sugar

For the pasta:

  • 1 lb of Alessi Organic Spaghetti Alla Chittarra

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

  1. In a medium bowl, use your hands to mix the meatball ingredients.
  2. Form the mixture into 10 meatballs, use the palm of your hands to make the ball shape
  3. Place the shaped meatballs on the prepared baking sheet, make sure they are not touching each other. Bake for 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, whisk together the sauce ingredients. 5 minutes before meatballs should be done, heat the sauce gently over medium-low heat.
  5. In a large pan, bring 6 quarts of salter water to a boil. Add contents of spaghetti pasta and cook “al dente” (around 10-12 minutes). Drain immediately and place on platter
  6. When meatballs are done, use tongs to transfer them to the sauce. Gently toss to coat. Serve immediately.
  7. Top with rosemary and EnjoyIMG_5103.jpg

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