Spaghetti and Meatballs

A quick-to-make tomato sauce and store bought meatballs allow you to have this satisfying Italian classic on the table in no time.


2 tablespoons olive oil

1/2 cup onion, chopped

3 large cloves garlic, minced

2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar


1 cup dry red wine

1 pound purchased cooked meatballs, (check the deli, meat counter or frozen section of supermarket), heated according to package directions

1/2 cup fresh basil, sliced

1 pound spaghetti, cooked according to package directions

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

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Heat oil in a large skillet or saucepan. Add onion and garlic. Sauté until onion is golden. Stir in tomatoes, vinegar, honey and wine. Bring to a simmer. Cook for 10 minutes. Add cooked meatballs. Simmer another 10-15 minutes. Stir in basil.
Serve sauce and meatballs over cooked pasta. Top with grated Parmesan.
Serves: 4