Spaghetti and Spicy Meatballs

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Spaghetti and Spicy Meatballs
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 6

Vegetarian meatballs? Who would have guessed?! Enjoy classic spaghetti with red sauce. ...MORE + LESS -


1 pkg (454 g) uncooked spaghetti
2 cups (500 mL) cooked white rice
1/2 cup (125 mL) quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped onion
1/4 cup (50 mL) bread crumbs
1/4 cup (50 mL) milk
1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh or 1 tsp (5 mL) dried basil leaves
2 tsp (10 mL) chopped fresh or 1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried oregano leaves
1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground red pepper (cayenne)
1 egg, beaten
1 cup (250 mL) Fibre 1* Original Cereal, finely crushed
1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil
2 cups (500 mL) spaghetti sauce
Shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired


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  • 1
    Cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix rice, oats, onion, bread crumbs, milk, basil, oregano, red pepper and egg. Shape into 12 balls. Roll balls in crushed cereal.
  • 3
    In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook balls in oil about 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until golden brown.
  • 4
    Heat spaghetti sauce until hot. Serve sauce and rice balls over spaghetti. Sprinkle with cheese.

Expert Tips

  • Variation: Decrease the amount of ground red pepper for a milder version of this recipe.
  • Did You Know: These "meatballs" are rolled in a small amount of Fibre 1* Original Cereal to give them a golden brown colour and a bit of crunch.

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