Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs2018-04-19T11:22:42+00:00

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs
Total cost of ingredients = $4.94
  1. ½ kg beef mince
  2. 1 packet pasta
  3. 1 medium onion, diced
  4. 1 egg
  5. 2 teaspoons tomato paste
  6. 1 can tinned tomatoes
  7. 2 cups breadcrumbs
  8. 2 tablespoons mixed herbs
  9. Handful of grated cheese

  10. Ingredients Amount Units (kg) $$$ Cost
    Beef Mince ½ kg 0.500 kg $5.00/kg $2.50
    Pasta 1 packet 0.500 kg $1.60/kg $0.80
    Onions, diced 1 medium 0.120 kg $1.50/kg $0.18
    Egg 1     $0.25
    Tomato Paste 2 tsp   $3.00/kg $0.12
    Tinned Tomatoes 1 can 0.400 kg $1.65/kg $0.66
    Breadcrumbs 2 cups      
    Mixed Herbs 2 tbsp 0.007 kg $47.00/kg $0.33
    Grated Cheese Handful 0.040 kg $8.58/kg $0.34
    Total Cost of Ingredients $4.94
  1. Mix the mince, herbs, egg and breadcrumbs together very well and form small meatballs and lay them on a tray.
  2. Cook the meatballs in a 180°C pre-heated oven for 10 minutes.
  3. In a small pot simmer the tinned tomatoes, tomato paste and 1 litre of water to make a sauce.
  4. Cook the pasta in a pot of salted water until tender.
  5. Place the meatballs in the sauce and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Serve the meatball upon the pasta and sprinkle the cheese on top.
  7. Serve and enjoy.
  1. Ingredients were sourced from the Coles website 24/07/2014.
  2. Please take advantage of Anglicare’s Community Outreach Foodbank as this will dramatically lower your food cost for your loved ones even further.
  3. The Foodbank is located at 179 Lake St, Cairns.
  4. Health care cards and pension cards are encouraged to receive assistance.
Recipe by Anglicare North Queensland Limited.

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