Spaghetti and Meatballs: A Quick and Tasty Meal You Can Make in Your Gainesville Apartment

Spaghetti with meatballs is a surprisingly easy meal to make. It takes less than an hour and can feed a whole family. Just follow this simple recipe and you’ll be enjoying your meal in no time.

Start by getting the following equipment and ingredients into your Gainesville apartment:

  • An oven-safe glass baking dish
  • A large pot
  • A large mixing bowl
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon mixed Italian seasoning
  • ½ tablespoon garlic powder
  • ½ tablespoon onion powder
  • 1-2 cups Italian bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • Olive oil
  • 1 lb. Ground Beef
  • 1 large jar of Pasta sauce
  • 1 package of Spaghetti

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Cover the bottom of your baking dish with a thin layer of olive oil and set it aside. In the large bowl, mix the ground beef, egg, garlic powder, onion powder, and Italian seasoning, along with salt and pepper to taste. Begin slowly mixing in bread crumbs about a quarter cup at a time until your mixture is holding together easily. Roll the mixture into 12-18 balls and place them evenly throughout the baking dish. Set the baking dish in the oven and set a timer for between 25-30 minutes, depending on the number of meatballs you made; a few large meatballs will need to cook longer than several smaller ones. With about 10 minutes left on the timer, bring a pot of water, with 1 tablespoon of salt per every 4 quarts, to a boil on high heat. When your timer goes off, briefly remove the dish and cover your meatballs with the pasta sauce and return the tray to the oven. Set the timer for 15-20 minutes. Begin cooking your spaghetti as soon as the water is boiling, following the directions on the box.  When your pasta is done, strain it with a colander and leave covered. When your timer goes off, remove the meatballs and toss in a large serving bowl with the spaghetti.

Now you can sit down and enjoy a tasty home cooked meal in your unit. If you’re looking for a new Gainesville apartment with kitchens perfect for trying this recipe, contact Bellamay Grand for more information and to arrange a tour.

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