The most easy and convenient food to serve any of your guests. Kids will love them too. This amazing recipe is called Meatballs Linguine with Marinara Sauce. I try to keep it old school with some onion and fresh herbs. Make sure to use fresh minced beef. For the marinara sauce, you can buy a ready-made marinara sauce at any supermarket. Hope you try this amazing recipe.
- 150 grams of Dried Linguine
For the Meatballs:
- 500 Grams of Minced Beef
- 1 Small Onion, Finely Diced
- 2 Cloves of Garlic, Finely Sliced
- 1 Teaspoon of Dried Chili Flakes
- 75 Grams of Breadcrumbs
- 3 – 4 Tablespoon of Milk
- Olive Oil, for frying
- Himalayan Salt
- Black Peppers
For the Marinara Sauce:
- 1 Can of Tomato Puree
- A bunch of Fresh Basil Sprig
- 7 Cloves of Garlic, Finely Sliced
- 1/4 Cup of Olive Oil
- A pinch of Dried Chili Flakes
- 1 Teaspoon of Himalayan Salt
1. Prepare the meatballs. Use a medium saucepan, saute the garlic and onion for 5 minutes until soft and lightly coloured. Adding the dried chili flakes after 1 – 2 minutes.
2. Place the meatballs in a large bowl. Season it with salt and peppers. Put the breadcrumbs and milk in a separate bowl until moist.
3. Combine the garlic, onion, dried chili flakes and breadcrumbs into the minced beef.
4. With wet hands, shape the minced beef into large balls about 3 – 4 cm. Transfer to a tray and chill it for 30 minutes.
5. Use a large saucepan, pour olive oil and cook the meatballs over a medium-low heat for 10 minutes until coloured and cooked all the way through. Set aside.
6. For the marinara sauce, heat the olive oil in a large saucepan. Cook the garlic till sizzling and add in the tomato puree. Fill water into the tomato puree can and pour into the saucepan.
7. Place a bunch of fresh basil sprig into the sauce. Let it simmer until thickened for about 15 minutes. Discard the basil sprig.
8. Fill a large pot with water to a boil. Season water with salt. Cook the dried linguine accordingly to the packet instruction until al dente.
9. Combine the meatballs and marinara sauce for 3 to 5 mins. Use a tongs and drag the pasta straight into the saucepan. Add dried parsley flakes and serve it right away.
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