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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 312.3
  • Total Fat: 15.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 123.0 mg
  • Sodium: 534.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.5 g
  • Protein: 21.3 g

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Spaghetti Meatballs

Submitted by: DUSTYSBUMMER

Introduction

This has been a family favorite for the last 40 years. It is always requested for birthday dinners, accompanied by frozen peas and "Romancing the Stone." This has been a family favorite for the last 40 years. It is always requested for birthday dinners, accompanied by frozen peas and "Romancing the Stone."
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    2 eggs
    1 t salt
    1/4 t black pepper
    2 t chili powder
    1 T Worcestershire sauce
    1 t liquid smoke flavoring
    6 0z small elbow macaroni
    1 lb ground beef (nutritional analysis done on extra lean)
    3-4 8oz cans tomato sauce (with or without salt. Salted tomato sauce adds 700+ mg of sodium)


Directions

Mix eggs and seasonings. Add uncooked macaroni and meat. Mix well. Form into golf ball sized meatballs. Brown in skillet. Pour tomato sauce over browned meatballs. Cover pan and simmer 30 minutes or until macaroni is done.
Makes 6 servings. We have been known to double or triple the recipe just to ensure leftovers.

Since many people have a sodium issue, using low salt tomato sauce would cut the sodium count considerably.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DUSTYSBUMMER.






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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I didnt understand, mix macroni uncooked with meat , and make meatballs out of that mix???? - 7/4/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    We've served this many times, and when our friends hear we're cooking it, show up in droves. - 4/25/09

    Reply from DUSTYSBUMMER (4/25/09)
    I'm so glad! It's been a favorite in my family since sometime in the early 1960's.


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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The whole family loved this - and that's rare! I made it with spaghetti noodles (broken into short pieces) and jarred pasta sauce because that's all I had. A unique turn on some favorite flavors. - 3/15/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These meatballs are delicious and requested often at our house!

    I see a couple people asking about adding the macaroni uncooked to the meatballs. Yes combine all the ingredients and make into meatballs the macaroni will cook while the meat is cooking - 3/11/09

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  • do you seriously add macaroni noodles to your meatballs?? - 12/27/11

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  • delicious! - 1/3/11

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  • My family loves these meatballs! It is a hit even with my kids most picky friends! Thanks for posting it here! - 3/22/09

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  • I love spaghetti so this is one recipe that I will be trying so I will be back with my rating. - 3/16/09

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