Plate of spaghetti topped with meatballs in tomato sauce

Spaghetti and meatball 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.

208 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
34 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Cookery and wine writer, Fiona Beckett, shares one of her family's favourite recipes

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
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27 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 15 mins
Easy
56 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

This quick, tasty and economical supper is a healthy way of getting the family fed

40 mins
Easy
71 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
30 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

You can't beat a comforting bowl of spaghetti and meatballs, and this version is superhealthy too

35 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Teach children how to make this pasta supper - it's a tasty family meal packed with nutrients

45 mins
Easy
9 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Flavour-packed, easy to make and nutritious – our zesty chicken meatballs tick all the boxes for a family meal

40 mins
Easy
19 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Lentils make a low-fat addition to these minced pork patties for a healthier family favourite - still full of herby, garlicky flavour

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
21 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
13 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 40 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

This hearty dish makes a simple and speedy midweek meal but can also be frozen ahead for a last-minute dinner

45 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Turkey mince meatballs and pan-fried vegetables make a tasty topping for pasta - a great way to get 2 of your 5 a day at dinner

45 mins
Easy
20 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Vegan
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

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
24 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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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