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Easy Spaghetti & Homemade Meatballs

Image of Easy Spaghetti & Homemade Meatballs made with Prego® Traditional Italian sauce
  • prep time: 10 min
  • total time: 25 min
  • serves: 4 people
  • calories: 593 1 serving

Seasoned meatballs are microwaved with traditional sauce and served over hot spaghetti.


  • 8 ounces uncooked spaghetti
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/3 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) Prego® Traditional Italian Sauce


  • Step 1

    Cook and drain the spaghetti according to the package directions.  While the spaghetti is cooking, mix the beef, bread crumbs, egg, water, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper  thoroughly in a medium bowl. Shape the beef mixture firmly into 12 (2-inch) meatballs. Arrange the meatballs in an 8x11x2-inch microwavable baking dish.

  • Step 2

    Microwave on HIGH for 5 minutes or until the meatballs are done. Pour off any fat. Stir in the sauce.  Cover.  Microwave for 3 minutes or until hot. Serve with the spaghetti.

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Calories 593
Total Fat 19 g
Sat. Fat 6.1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 121 mg
Sodium 1079 mg
Total Carb 67 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugar 14 g
Protein 35 g
Vitamin D 2 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 30 %DV
Potassium 21 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.