Spaghetti and meatballs that might trigger some memories for you .
And you go to a restaurant .
Mommy and daddy order it for you and you didn't realize that it was this much per plate .
What when you could be having it for this much ?
That is but cheaper .
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So we all know the classic spaghetti and meatballs .
But what do you think it is ?
It's spaghetti and meatballs , but it's not just spaghetti and meatballs .
It's about the pasta , it's about the sauce and it's about the meatballs and there's only three main components that make up what it is .
So you better believe that those three components should be perfect .
In essence , they should be utterly full of flavor and anything less than that ruins the entire dish .
And yet people are sitting back and enjoying a plate of spaghetti and meatballs that subpar when you don't even realize that you're ruining your life .
Disgusting , you should be ashamed .
But today we're gonna fix that .
So with all that said , let's make this , shall we ?
We've had this discussion before ?
Oh , Josh's homemade pasta cheaper or store bought pasta cheaper .
Look , here's the short answer , but kind of long .
Yes , you can get your flour , your eggs , mix them together and that dough is less expensive than buying pasta .
But unless you have the buying power to get yourself a pasta roller with the spaghetti attachment , you're going to be hard pressed for it to be very good .
So if that's an issue to you , then I would advise you to go to the store on that one , but it'd be a whole lot cooler if you made your own .
This pasta dough is in my book , not the flex , but it literally is the number one New York Times best seller .
And I know I'm plugging it , but the link is in the bio for anyway , let's make our big juicy bowls .
Great meatballs don't need to be complicated .
They just need a touch of technique , some essential ingredients and maybe an individual that gives a fuck about what they're doing for themselves for once sort of with a quarter pound of ham .
In this case , I use to which is slightly pricier and also not ham .
I would recommend going with ham .
If you wanna save the cash chop that bad boy fine and place in a medium sized bowl to that bowl , you'll add £1 of ground beef .
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One teaspoon of finely ground fennel seed , 1.5 teaspoons of fine sea salt .
Three close garlic that have been finely chop .
A quarter cup of fresh grated pepper in or Parmesan cheese , fresh cracked black pepper to taste .
Give it a good mix to incorporate and add half a cup of panco bread crumbs and one whole egg .
Mix it together and need for about one minute until mul and tacky look a good force meat like this should have a little bounce to it , almost jiggle .
You know , you want that thing .
This should make 20 meatballs .
So get yourself a large cookie scoop and scoop out as many chunks as you can onto a small sheet tray .
I used the wrong scoop .
So I ended up with 19 .
Good job .
Those meaty men into nice balls .
Now get yourself a large saute pan , heat it over medium high with just enough oil to cook the bottom of the pan .
And once it's hop hop , add all your meatballs in a single layer .
So it's not overcrowded and sear for about two minutes .
Flip and sear on one or two more sides until you get some browning all over .
Now , they like they are still a little raw on the inside .
That's good .
We don't want them cooked all the way through yet .
So stay calm .
Place your balls on a plate or the meatballs on a plate .
Reduce you to medium at four cloves of thinly sliced garlic .
Saute for about a minute or fragrant , then add one teaspoon of red pepper flakes , saute that for 30 seconds .
Then add 1 20 ounce can of crushed tomatoes .
Stir everything together , season a taste of salt and just a pinch of sugar to curb its acidic qualities .
Then add your meatballs , bring to a simmer over medium heat , reduce the heat to medium low and simmer for 5 to 8 minutes .
Now , halfway through that , you're gonna add one bunch of basil that's been lightly bruised and of course , let it continue to finish cooking until your meatballs are cooked through and the sauce is slightly reduced .
Now , at this point , you need to make sure that your sauce is seasoned perfectly with salt .
You always need more than you think .
So you got your sauced up .
Dare I say boss up balls now for your spaghetti , but wait , reserve about one cup of your meatball sauce to decide for extra saucing .
You never know .
People love to complain .
So chances are they'll complain about not having an extra sauce .
So thoughtful of you season a pot of water generously with salt and bring to a boil over a medium high .
Obviously , fresh noodles will cook in like 30 seconds .
But if you're using store bought , then you'll add those guys and let them cook until El Dente , which is usually like 30 seconds under most of the come into times once it's done .
Instead of draining your pasta , recommends that you use tongues to pick up big bunches of pasta , letting it drain slightly and adding it to your saucy balls until all of your pasta has been added .
This will incorporate some of that pasta water , which is a good thing .
Matter of fact , when it's all added , maybe add a couple small splashes of extra pasta water and toss all that together till everything is coated evenly and beautifully .
And now you're ready to serve to serve .
Wind up a good portion of pasta , please it on a plate or a shallow bowl .
Add some additional sauce for those who complain and at least four meatballs per plate depending on your vibe .
Some additional sauce optionally , you get that with some fresh grated pecorino or Parmesan or well , more specifically for about cheaper Parmesan and finally , some chiffon fresh basil .
This is a lot of pasta .
So let's say this makes about five generous servings , but you could easily serve more if the portions are smaller .
I actually made this a smaller serving for the sake of presentation .
So expect a serving to be much larger than this and more specifically for this price , bro .
I mean , look , if that doesn't get you going , then this tasting probably will .
I didn't really think that through when I played in this , get on over there .
You funny man , this much per bowl .
Come on , this is a generous bowl .
But come on , this is how much is left dude , you paid as much for this as one little plate .
So I think we should obviously try a meatball by itself .
Oh my Lord .
This ball in my mouth , I'm about to bust .
You always need to do our uh mics a little far away .
I'm just gonna , it's OK .
I'll walk over .
It's OK .
It's , it's I want a lady in the tramp .
This somebody hold one of these balls while I kiss with the spaghetti .
But cheaper or not .
This is a perfect bowl of spaghetti and meatballs from top to bottom .
This spaghetti cooked perfectly .
It's got that chew to it .
The sauce a little spicy or not too much .
I'm tired of people doing .
Oh I'm gonna put an eight teaspoon of red pepper flakes .
Why don't you just relax for a second .
Take a step back and realize that you should never do that .
You're doing nothing .
You're pretending that you like it's OK .
Just don't put any .
This is perfect but cheaper or not .
And the price is ridiculously low .
You don't even have to make your own pasta you could be enjoying the best bowl of spaghetti and meatballs of your entire life for the cheapest you will in your entire life .
What more could you possibly want ?
Story has been foretold brother .
You want to know what else has Papa's red hot saucy , meaty meatballs glistening in front of your eyes .
Be roll .
So we made our spet , let's just be honest , it was perfectly executed .
It looks stunning .
The sauce glistening the balls rotund , the spaghetti .
But a so what more can I say ?
And for such a simple price of this much per serving ?
I mean , that's a pretty gosh thing .
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What do we learn ?
Something doesn't need to be expensive to be delicious and beautiful and that's how it always has been on this show .
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