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Easy Spaghetti & Meatballs

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  • 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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  • Simply tasty

    May 13, 2015

    A quick, easy meal the whole family loves.

  • Easy Spaghetti & Meatballs

    Howard N.
    May 15, 2012

    A great quick dinner the whole family loves.

  • Easy Spaghetti & Meatballs

    April 5, 2008

    This is one of my favorite spaghetti recipes. Making the meatballs is a little time consuming, but the microwave cuts the cooking time in half.

  • Easy Spaghetti & Meatballs

    Carol B.
    January 2, 2007

    Simple to make. Great to taste.

  • Easy Spaghetti & Meatballs

    David T.
    December 28, 2006

    Family didn't like the Prego sauce

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    Calories 593
    Total Fat 19 g
    Sat. Fat 6.1 g
    Trans Fat 0 g
    Cholesterol 121 mg
    Sodium 1015 mg
    Total Carb 67 g
    Dietary Fiber 5 g
    Sugar 14 g
    Added Sugars 5 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.