GREEK WINES

Greek recipe for Meatballs with spaghetti

For 6 people


Douloufakis Dafnios red dry wine

Recipe: Meatballs with spaghetti

Combines well with Dafnios red dry wine


Ingredients for the sauce:

1 small  onion, finely chopped
1  garlic
1 grated carrot
3/4  cup olive oil
Salt, pepper
4 cups chopped tomatoes


Ingredients for the meatballs:

300 gr. ground beef
1 egg
1 cup grated  cheese
breadcrumbs
salt - pepper
2 spoons of olive oil
parsley
dill

500 gr. spaghetti


Method

1. Saute onion, garlic and grated carrot in a large saucepan for 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, salt and simmer for about 35 minutes to thicken.
2. In a bowl, mix the mince with the remaining ingredients and shape the meatballs. Optionally, you can coat them with breadcrumbs.
3. Fry in hot oil, until golden brown and remove them from the pan, placing them on paper towels to drain well.
4. Cook the pasta al dente, toss with the sauce and place over the meatballs.