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Classic Spaghetti with Meatballs: Weekly Menu Plan

Classic recipe for Spaghetti Sauce and Meatballs. Recipe from

  • Total Time: 30 minutes



Spaghetti Sauce

  • 2/3 pound Italian bulk sausage
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed or 1 tablespoon Gourmet Garden Fresh Garlic
  • 1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (16 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Gourmet Garden Italian Herbs or Parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Gourmet Garden Fresh Basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • 1/3 pound Italian bulk sausage
  • 3/4 pound ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 milk
  • 1/3 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed or 1 tablespoon Gourmet Garden Fresh Garlic



  1. Brown sausage in a large skillet
  2. Add herbs, cook about 1-2 minutes
  3. Add tomato sauce and tomatoes
  4. Add salt and sugar
  5. Cook until thick


  1. Whisk egg and milk together in a small bowl.
  2. Crumble ground beef, Italian sausage, onion and garlic into a large bowl, add egg and milk mixture and toss to coat.
  3. Add bread crumbs and parmesan cheese and mix together thoroughly.
  4. Roll about a heaping tablespoon of meat mixture into a ball and place on a greased baking sheet and cook for 20 minutes in a 350 F oven.
  5. Makes 18-24 meatballs


Meatballs can be made ahead and frozen. Spaghetti Sauce can be made ahead and stored in an airtight container or frozen.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes