Recipe: Spaghetti Meatball Cups

Spaghetti Meatball Cups

This recipe for Spaghetti Meatball Cups makes 24 portions.


  • 200g spaghetti
  • 300g can/jar of organic tomato basil sauce
  • 1 egg
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Pepper, to taste

For the meatballs –

  • 200g chicken, minced
  • Half onion, sliced into small pieces
  • Handful broccoli, cut into small pieces


STEP 1: Preheat oven to 180F.

STEP 2: Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook spaghetti in the boiling water, stirring occasionally. Make sure it’s al dente.

STEP 3: Toss spaghetti with egg and basil/tomato sauce.

STEP 4: Divide spaghetti between the muffin cups, arranging noodles in each cup to create “nests” for the meatballs.

STEP 5: To make the meatballs, mix all the ingredients together and shape into small balls.

STEP 6: Bring two cups of water to boil and drop the meat balls in, leave to cook for 10 minutes.

STEP 7: Drain the meatballs and place into a bowl with the tomato sauce and mix gently.

STEP 8: Place one meatball with sauce into each ‘nest’.

STEP 8: Pour some more sauce over each and sprinkle the cheese on top.

STEP 9: Bake for 20 mins.


With thanks to Jeri Willmott (My Wild Tribe)

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Photography and Video: CPI Media Group

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