Spicy Meatball Spaghetti

Spicy Meatball spaghetti is a dish that never fails to satisfy.  I love that super rich tomato sauce and the flavoursome meatball. For cheese lovers, you could sprinkle grated parmesan on top.

Whenever I run out of ideas on what to cook, this dish always spring to mind.

INGREDIENTS (makes 2 servings)

  • 160 gm spaghetti (cooked in salt water and drained)
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • Meatball:
    • 250 gm beef mince
    • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
    • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
    • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
    • 1 teaspoon light soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon fried onions
    • 1/2 egg (beaten)
    • 1 tablespoon thyme
    • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • Sauce
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 clove garlic (minced)
    • 2 tablespoon tomato paste
    • 2 teaspoons sugar
    • 2 tomatoes (chopped)
    • 4 pieces of sun dried tomatoes
    • 1/2 red pepper (sliced)
    • 1 cup of water


1. Put all meatball ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Roll tablespoons of mixture into meatballs.

2. Cook the spaghetti and drain.

3. Heat olive oil in a pan and fry garlic till fragrant. Add meatballs and fry till brown.

5. Add all sauce ingredients and bring to boil, then simmer for 5-10 minutes till sauce is thick and rich.

6. Add cooked spaghetti and oregano and stir through. Enjoy!


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