Meatball and Cherry Tomato Spaghetti


1 tbsp essential Waitrose olive oil

300g pack essential Waitrose British beef meatballs

250g cherry tomatoes

2 garlic cloves, sliced

350g essential Waitrose spaghetti

6 basil leaves, torn

1 essential Waitrose mozzarella, torn



1. Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium to high heat. Add the meatballs and fry for 10 minutes, turning occasionally. Using a fork, squash the cherry tomatoes slightly in a bowl and add to the meatballs along with the garlic. Cook for 2 minutes, then remove from the heat.

2. Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti following packet instructions until al dente. Drain, then stir through the meatballs and tomatoes. Stir in the basil and mozzarella, and serve immediately with a drizzle of olive oil, if liked.


  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2702.864kJ
Fat 26.0g
Saturated Fat 10.8g
Carbohydrate 70.0g
Sugars 5.3g
Salt 1.4g

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This recipe was first published in Sun May 01 11:49:00 BST 2011.