Make this meal after reading a story about spaghetti and meatballs such as "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs"
What You Need:
- 2 (30 ounce) jars of spaghetti sauce
- 2 lbs. lean ground beef
- 2 eggs
- ¾ cup dry breadcrumbs
- ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- ½-1 tsp. salt
- ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
- 1 lb spaghetti, cooked
What To Do:
- Place spaghetti sauce in a large saucepan and simmer over medium heat.
- Have your child help mix beef, eggs, breadcrumbs, parsley, garlic, salt and Parmesan cheese in a large bowl. Talk about how all the ingredients blended together.
- Together, shape the mixture into 18 meatballs. Make sure to wash hands well before and after touching the mixture.
- Place meatballs in simmering sauce.
- When sauce returns to a simmer, cover and cook 30-35 minutes until meatballs are cooked through.
- Serve sauce and meatballs over warm spaghetti.
Adapted from Genius Kitchen
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