There is so much to love about this easy one pot pasta with Mediterranean meat balls. This Mediterranean spaghetti and meat balls is a quick dinner that is always well-loved. You will also enjoy this one pot Mediterranean pasta as leftovers….if there is any left!
Place the beef, one half of a chopped onion, 2 crushed garlic cloves, an egg, and a pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper into a large bowl. Mix everything together. Then, form the mixture into meatballs.
Pour 3 tablespoons of olive oil onto a skillet and heat it. Then, place the meatballs in one layer and cook one side for 3 minutes. Flip them and cook for 3 more minutes.
Add the second half of the chopped onion and a crushed garlic clove. Cook for about 2-4 minutes. Then, add tomato puree,oregano, sugar, cherry tomatoes, and ½ cup of water. Stir it all well and bring it to the boil. Cook for about 3 minutes.
Add the rest of the water, bring it to the boil and add spaghetti. Add salt to taste.
Cook spaghetti under the lid for about 10 to 14 minutes (see the instructions on the package).
When spaghetti is ready, add the olives,chopped parsley and parmesan. Serve immediately.
The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have.