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Traditional Spaghetti With Meatballs

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Traditional Spaghetti With Meatballs

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Looking for a delicious and healthy Gluten-free meal? Look no further than this recipe for Gluten-free Spaghetti and meatballs! Made with Gluten-free pasta and homemade meatballs, this dish is perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy a hearty and satisfying meal without the worry of gluten. So why wait? Grab your ingredients and get ready to cook up a storm!



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Serves 4

320 g Barilla® Gluten-free Spaghetti
40 ml Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
100 g Onion, chopped
1 or 2 cloves Garlic, chopped
550 g San Marzano tomatoes
2 slices Gluten-free white bread, no crust, diced
120 g Parmigiano cheese, grated, divided
300 g Grass feed beef, minced
100 g Italian Gluten-free sausage
15 g Parsley, chopped
8/9 leaves Basil, diced
To taste Salt and black pepper


Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions. *Such a line meets the VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, LACTOSE-FREE AND KOSHER needs


Step 1

Here are the 4 easy steps for the Gluten-free Spaghetti and meatballs recipe:

Step 2

In a saucepot gently fry onion with olive oil for five minutes, add 1 clove of chopped garlic, keep sautéing and one minute later add crushed tomatoes. Add less than one cup of water, salt and pepper and bring to simmer.

  • onion
  • extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
  • garlic
  • crushed tomatoes
  • water
  • salt
  • pepper

Step 3

Meanwhile soak the bread in water. In a bowl combine the minced meat and the crushed sausage, 2/3 of Parmigiano cheese, parsley, 1 clove chopped garlic, soaked bread (squeeze out excess water). Mix and when all comes together (very important to not overmix), shape 2,5 cm size meatballs. Add meatballs to tomato sauce, simmer until thoroughly cooked, about 15 minutes.

  • bread
  • meat
  • Parmigiano cheese
  • parsley

Step 4

Cook pasta according to directions until "al dente". Drain and toss with meatballs sauce.

  • Gluten-free pasta

Step 5

Finish with sliced basil, remaining Parmigiano cheese and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) before serving.

  • basil
  • remaining Parmigiano cheese
  • extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)

Passive cooking

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In conclusion, this Gluten-free Spaghetti and meatballs recipe is a delicious alternative to traditional pasta dishes. By using Gluten-free Spaghetti and homemade meatballs, you can enjoy a satisfying meal without worrying about gluten. The combination of fresh herbs, garlic, and tomato sauce adds a burst of flavor to the dish, making it a perfect choice for any occasion. So, whether you are gluten intolerant or simply looking for an alternative pasta option, this recipe is definitely worth trying. Enjoy!

Classic Blue Box

Classic Blue Box

Spaghetti No. 5

Cooking for someone can be a true sign of love, for this reason Barilla offers you more than 35 shapes of pasta to say “I love you”, “I miss you” or “Sorry”. Italians know the familiar Blue Box means quality, perfectly al dente pasta every time. That's why Barilla has been an Italian favorite for over 145 years.

  • Cook time 9 minutes
  • Pack size 500 g
  • Range Classic Blue Box