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Spaghetti and Meatballs with Homemade Sauce
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This traditional Meatballs recipe adds a touch of brown sugar to the tomato sauce for a hint of extra flavor. Add fun shaped noodles to meatballs and sauce and the kids will eat it all up!

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4 - 6 servings
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Spaghetti and Meatballs with Homemade Sauce
Light Brown Sugar
Prep time :
Yield :
4 - 6 servings



  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 slices bread soaked in milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 large eggs


  • 2 small cans tomato sauce
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 teaspoons mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Imperial Sugar Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon red hot sauce
  • 4 tablespoons worcestershire sauce
  • 4 cups water
  • Salt and pepper to taste

You will also need: mixing bowl, knife, cutting board, vegetable oil, frying pan, large saucepan, measuring cups and spoons and mixing spoons.


  1. Chop onion. Mix all ingredients together for meatballs in a mixing bowl and shape into balls. Place enough vegetable oil in pan to cover sides and allow to heat up before frying meatballs. Fry meatballs on low heat until brown on both sides.
  2. Mix all ingredients for sauce together in a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Then, add cooked meatballs.
  3. Let simmer for 1 1/2 to 2 hours stirring occasionally. Prepare spaghetti noodles by boiling noodles in water for about 10 minutes. Serve meatballs and sauce with noodles and french bread.


Level of Difficulty: Hard
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