Virtual Cooking Class – Tuesday, October 13 at 6:00 pm

Mama P’s Spaghetti & Meatballs

Nothing says fall like a good home cooked meal! Join Angel as she serves up a simple spaghetti and meatball recipe sure to warm your body and soul.


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Mama P’s Spaghetti and Meatballs


Spaghetti Sauce Ingredients:

Medium onion diced

2 cloves garlic (minced)

Bay leaf

Italian seasonings

Black pepper

1 large can stewed tomatoes in sauce

1 large Prego sauce

1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. In a large pot on medium heat olive oil, onion, and garlic to release flavor for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add Prego sauce, stewed tomatoes bay leaf, black pepper simmer on low heat for 2 -3 hours, stirring occasionally.


Meatball Ingredients:

1 pound ground beef

Grated parmesan cheese

Bread crumbs

6-8 eggs



  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl with hands to a firm, but mushy consistency.
  2. Using a medium scoop or your hands round small amounts of mixture into meatballs placing on a microwave safe plate lined with paper towels.
  3. Microwave meatballs for 2 minutes, then turning and microwaving for 2 more minutes to brown on the outside.
  4. Blot microwaved meatballs on a paper towel to absorb excess grease and drop into prepared sauce.
  5. Simmer in sauce for 21/2 to 3 hours.

When sauce and meatballs are ready prepare spaghetti noodles according to package directions, serve with garlic bread and salad!