Pasta with tomato sauce and meatloaf
Pasta with tomato sauce and meatloaf

Pasta with tomato sauce and meatloaf

This Pasta with Tomato Sauce and Meatballs recipe is a delicious combination of pasta with homemade tomato sauce and juicy meatballs. The pasta is cooked al dente and served topped with a homemade tomato sauce made with onion, garlic, carrot and peeled tomatoes. The meatballs, whether you make them homemade or store-bought, are cooked in a separate pan before being added to the tomato sauce. To finish, sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese over the pasta and serve hot.

The homemade tomato sauce tastes fresh and delicious, while the meatballs add additional texture and flavor to the pasta. It is an easy recipe to make and perfect for a weeknight dinner or for a family or friends gathering. Try this pasta recipe with tomato sauce and meatballs and it will surely be a hit in your home!

Ingredients for pasta with tomato sauce and meatloaf:

  • 500 grams of pasta (preferably spaghetti)
  • 1 can of peeled tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Homemade or purchased meatballs, to taste
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, to serve

Instructions to prepare pasta with tomato sauce and meatloaf:

  1. Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water, following package directions. Drain and reserve.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the sauce. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic, and cook until golden.
  3. Add the grated carrot and cook for a few more minutes.
  4. Add the can of peeled tomatoes and their juice to the pan. Break the tomatoes with a wooden spoon and mix well. Reduce the heat to medium and cook the sauce for about 15-20 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, prepare the meatballs and cook them in a separate pan.
  6. Add the meatballs to the tomato sauce and mix well.
  7. Serve the pasta on individual plates and cover with the tomato sauce and meatballs. Sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese on top.

This recipe is a delicious option for a pasta dinner with a touch of flavor and texture from the meatballs. I hope you enjoy it!

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