- 1 kg minced beef
- 90 g parmesan cheese
- 1 tbs. oregano
- 1 tbs. basil
- 3 cloves garlic ,crushed
- 1 medium onion, finely chopped
- 1 tsp. chilli peppers flakes
- 1 tsp. white pepper
- 1 tsp. ginger
- 150g French bread, cut into small pieces
- 1 tbs. ALKHAIR olive oil
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 medium carrot, finely chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 2 tbs. tomato paste
- ½ cup hot water
- 1 tsp. all-spice
- 8 medium tomatoes, chopped
- 2 tsp. basil
- 1 tsp oregano
- 8 cups water
- 450g spaghetti pasta
1- Preheat oven to 180 degrees and place oven rack to middle position.
2- To make meatballs: in a bowl, combine minced meat, parmesan cheese, oregano, basil, garlic, onions, chili flakes, white pepper and ginger.
3- Gradually mix in the bread pieces until all ingredients are well incorporated.
4- Shape mixture into medium size meatballs and place on oven tray
5- Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes
6- To make sauce: heat ALKHAIR olive oil and sauté onions and carrots and cook until soft. Add tomato paste and garlic and sauté for one minute.
7- Add hot water, tomatoes, all spice, basil and oregano. Allow to simmer for 1 hour.
8- Add cooked meatballs into tomato sauce, simmear for 10 minutes.
9- Cook pasta in boiling water.
10- Serve cooked pasta on a platter and pour over sauce and meatballs.