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|FOOD|frugal family meals - spaghetti & meatballs

Serves 4
Price per portion (Sainsburys own brand) £1.74
Price per portion (Sainsburys basics brand) 99p

500g beef mince
1 tsp onion salt
1 tsp garlic granules
1 egg, beaten
1 tsp mixed herbs
Splash Worcestershire sauce

1 diced onion
2-3 minced garlic cloves
1 tbsp tomato puree
500g passata
400g tin chopped tomatoes
1 dsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp mixed herbs


1. Mix, beef mince, onion salt, garlic granules, egg, herbs and worcestershire sauce, mix well with your hands.

2. Form to balls and chill for couple hours

3. Meanwhile - fry onion and garlic cloves, until soft.

4. Add passata, chopped tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, tomato puree and 1 tsp herbs, simmer gently.

5. Cook the spaghetti according to instructions.

6. Fry meatballs gently to cook through and brown, add to the sauce and simmer some more.

7. Drain spaghetti and serve.

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  1. Looks fab! Thanks for linking up to #tastytuesdays x

  2. Oh I love a good frugal meal! Hopefully I could coax Luke into trying this with James. Ray xx #tastytuesday

  3. Just the kind of meal my kids love! Thanks for linking up to #CookBlogShare


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