• Serves 4
  • 40 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 9 Ingredients


Easy and delicious! These meatballs are a family favourite. This recipe does have a very slight heat level but it isn’t hot.

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 500g pork & veal mince combo
  • 1/2 chorizo sausage finally chopped
  • 2 onions finally chopped (keep each onion separate)
  • 1 egg
  • a few cracks salt and pepper
  • 2 x 400g jars Barilla Arrabiata pasta sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup each of greated cheese and Parmesan


  1. Mix the mince, chorizo, 1 onion, egg, salt and pepper together and roll into balls.
  2. Cook the meatballs until brown and put in your baking dish.
  3. Combine the pasta sauce and water and leave to the side.
  4. Combine the onion and garlic and sweat off until tender. Add the onion mixture to the sauce mixture and mix well.
  5. Pour the sauce mixture into the baking dish and mix with the meatballs.
  6. Sprinkle with cheese and bake for 30 min on 180 degrees.
  7. Serve on delicious pasta and enjoy!

  • Yum! I wonder where the name for this dish comes from?


  • kids love meatballs, I am sure this will be a hit!


  • Delicious looking and i love meatballs, diferent minces i haven’t tried but interesting combo, making me salivate.


  • Looks delicious. I absolutely love the Barilla sauces and always have some handy.


  • Looks incredible! Will have to test this out on the kids. I’m sure they’ll be asking for it again. Thanks for sharing!


  • you so need to produce a cookbook – look at crowd funding – your recipes are awesome!


  • Must get some of that Barilla sauce.


  • Yum, yum, yum. I usually just buy meatballs, but I love this mix and they really are so easy to make. Thank you.


  • They look great. Good for the whole family.


  • Never heard speciifically of these but they look and sound great.


  • Chorizo always adds such a beautiful smokiness to any dish


  • the choritso sausage got me I love this yummmm


  • thi receipee does have a very e slight heat


  • wow thanks! lovely recipe. it is a great find for me, the kids will love it


  • meatballs


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