10 tips for next level spaghetti & meatballs

Bring your favourite pasta dish to the next level with our top tips. Try our cheese-stuffed meatballs with a rich tomato sauce served over spaghetti.

Try our twist on classic spaghetti & meatballs for a comforting family dinner. We've taken this dish to the next level by stufifng our meatballs with melting mozzarella cheese. Capture the flavours of a traditional meatball by mixing pork and beef mince, then adding garlic, parmesan, parsley and dried oregano. For an extra special touch, add yeast extract to intensify the savoury flavours.

Keep the texture of your meatballs loose by mixing the ingredients by hand. We also advise soaking your breadcrumbs in milk to keep the meatballs light and plump. Use ciabatta, sourdough or baguette for the best flavour. Cook your meatballs in the sauce so the sauce takes on the flavours of the meatball and vice versa. The result is a super-rich tomato sauce, perfect for serving with spaghetti. 

Give the sauce time to rest, then serve spooned over your pasta with about three meatballs per person.

See the next level spaghetti & meatballs recipe and find more tips with our guide on how to make next level spaghetti & meatballs.

Enjoyed this spaghetti? Find more classic pasta recipes...

Check out more next level recipes.

How do you like to make spaghetti & meatballs? Leave a comment below...

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
Be the first to comment...We'd love to hear how you got on with this recipe. Did you like it? Would you recommend others give it a try?
Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.