Angel hair spaghetti ( capelini) with olive oil , garlic and herbs , served with meatball and sauce !!



For Meatball :

1 lb/ 500 gram beef mince
1 tea spoon ginger paste
1 tea spoon garlic mince
1 tea spoon crushed black pepper
1/4 th tea spoon nutmeg
1 egg , beaten
Breadcrumbs ( around 1/3 rd cup)
Salt to taste
Chopped parsley , mint or other herbs of your choice

For sauce :

1 can tomato paste
3 tbl spoon onion mince
4 garlic cloves , finely grated
1 cup chicken stock ( you can use chicken bouillon cube too)
1/2 tea spoon oregano
1 tea spoon black pepper
1 tea spoon Italian seasoning
salt to taste
Sugar to taste
Olive oil

For Spaghetti:

1 lb spaghetti
Olive oil ( around 1/3 rd cup)
3 garlic gloves , minced
1/2 tbl spoon red chili flakes
Chopped dill , basil and parsley
Italian seasoning
Grated Parmesan ( optional)


1. Combine all the ingredients for meat ball . Make balls and shallow fry until lightly brown crusted .

2. For sauce , heat olive oil , add the onion fry until transluscent . Now add the garlic fry little more until onion and garlic are lightly brown . Add the tomato paste and chicken stock . Add the black pepper , salt , sugar , oregano powder and Italian seasoning . Cook until slightly thickens , add the meat balls and cook until thickens to the desired consistency .

3. Boil the spaghetti in salted water as per packet instruction . Drain the spaghetti . Reserve 1/4 th cup water while draining. Heat olive oil and add the minced garlic . Fry until brown and fragrant . Don’t over brown that would make the spaghetti taste bitter . Add the red chili flakes and reserved 1/4 th cup of water . Add the chopped herbs and spaghetti . Sprinkle salt and toss well . Just before serving add the grated parmesan cheese .

4. Serve hot with warm meat ball and sauce

Enjoy !!!


One response to “Angel hair spaghetti ( capelini) with olive oil , garlic and herbs , served with meatball and sauce !!

  1. Shanjida Hussain

    Thanks. Well received.



    Sent from my iPad


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