Recipe by @belbuttons

Craving a hearty and comforting dinner tonight? Look no further than this delicious homemade meatball pasta recipe! Perfectly seasoned meatballs, spicy sausage, and a flavourful tomato sauce come together to create a dish that's as delicious as it is satisfying.

Plated on Luzerne tableware - Tin Tin Collection


  • 250g ground beef
  • 250g ground pork
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 medium capsicums, diced
  • 2 spicy sausages, diced
  • 2 cans crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can tomato purée
  • 1 tbsp Herbs de Provence or Mixed Herbs
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1L beef stock
  • 500g pasta
  • Olive oil for frying


  1. In a bowl, combine ground beef, ground pork, breadcrumbs, parsley, Parmesan cheese, egg, garlic, salt, and red pepper flakes. Mix well and form into meatballs.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add meatballs and fry until browned on all sides. Remove and set aside.
  3. In the same pot, add onion, capsicums, and sausages. Fry until vegetables are soft.
  4. Add crushed tomatoes, tomato purée, Herbs de Provence, balsamic vinegar, and beef stock. Bring to a boil.
  5. Add meatballs back into the pot and let it simmer for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  6. Cook pasta in salted water until it's slightly undercooked. Drain.
  7. Add pasta to the pot of meatballs and sauce. Stir well and let it simmer for 3-5 minutes.
  8. Serve and enjoy!