Spaghetti & Meatballs


If you can’t buy the ground meats individually, use 1-1/2 lb. of meatloaf mix, which is often available in supermarkets.

What you will need

Frank’s Marinara Sauce

1/2 lb. ground beef

1/2 lb. ground pork

1/2 lb. ground veal

1 Tbs. kosher salt

1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

1 clove garlic, minced, plus 1 clove garlic, lightly smashed

2 large eggs, lightly beaten

1 cup finely grated imported Locatelli Romano or Parmigiano Reggiano (or half and half); more for serving

1-1/2 cups plain dry breadcrumbs, preferably 4C brand

1 Tbs. chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

1 cup olive oil or vegetable oil; more as needed

1 lb. dried spaghetti

1/4 cup chopped fresh basil


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