Plate of spaghetti topped with meatballs in tomato sauce

Spaghetti and meatball recipes

16 Recipes

Make a filling family meal from meatballs and spaghetti in tomato sauce. Our meatball recipes use beef, turkey, lamb and pork mince as well as tuna and veggie versions.

Spaghetti & meatballs


(173 ratings)

Get everyone to help rolling meatballs and you'll soon have one supper on the table and another in the freezer...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Next level spaghetti & meatballs


(14 ratings)

Make the ultimate meatballs in a rich tomato sauce to serve over spaghetti. Comfort food at its best, this will prove a hit at the family dinner table
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Italian tuna balls


(68 ratings)

A superhealthy twist on a family favourite that can be served with spaghetti or squashed flat and cooked as burgers
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Lighter spaghetti & meatballs


(18 ratings)

Lentils make a low-fat addition to these minced pork patties for a healthier family favourite - still full of herby, garlicky flavour
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Springtime spaghetti & meatballs


(20 ratings)

For a warmer weather take on this Italian classic replace beef with pork and swap tomato sauce with garden greens
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Spicy tuna pasta


(13 ratings)

Kids will love this easy summer pasta dish - a fishy version of spaghetti with meatballs
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Easy meatballs


(12 ratings)

BBC Good Food magazine's food editor Barney & his daughter Maisie love making these sausage and beef meatballs to serve on spaghetti with hidden vegetable tomato sauce...
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Vegan meatballs


(9 ratings)

Try a vegan version of meatballs, made with mushrooms, oats and black beans and topped with a delicious tomato sauce. Serve with spaghetti or polenta
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Green spaghetti & meatballs


(2 ratings)

Feed three adults or six kids with this spaghetti dinner that packs in two of your 5-a-day. Just the thing for children who are wary of greens
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Veggie meatballs with tomato courgetti


(20 ratings)

Spiralize courgettes to make this healthier, gluten-free 'pasta' dish. The vegetarian meatballs use ground almonds instead of breadcrumbs to increase the protein...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
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