Meatless Meatball Spaghetti Recipe

Enjoy the taste of meatballs without the meat!

Categories Pasta/Noodles, Pasta, Del Monte Pasta, Del Monte Spaghetti Sauce
Preparation Time20 min.
Cooking Time43 mins.
Serving Size 9


    • 1 can red kidney beans (432g), drained, rinsed, and roughly chopped
    • 2 Tbsp onion, white, chopped
    • 1 tsp garlic, minced
    • 1/4 cup carrot, finely chopped
    • 1/4 cup celery, finely chopped
    • 1 pc egg white
    • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1/8 tsp pepper, black
    • 2 cup oil, for deep-frying
    • 2 Tbsp oil
    • 1/4 cup onion, red, chopped
    • 2 Tbsp garlic, minced
    • 1 cup carrot, chopped
    • 1 pouch DEL MONTE Italian Style Spaghetti Sauce (900g)
    • 2 cup water
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1/4 tsp pepper, black
    • 1 tsp oregano, dried
    • 1 tsp basil, dried
    • 1 pack DEL MONTE Spaghetti (900g), cooked
    • 1/4 cup cheese, grated

Cooking Tools Needed


    1. Combine red kidney beans, white onion, garlic, carrot, celery, egg white, bread crumbs, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Form every 1 teaspoon of the mixture into balls. The mixture should be enough to make around 25 pieces. Deep-fry until golden brown.

    2. To make the sauce, saut√© onion in a pan until translucent then add the garlic and carrots. Pour DEL MONTE Italian Style Spaghetti Sauce and water. Simmer until carrot is tender. Season with salt, pepper, dried oregano, and dried basil. Simmer for 1 minute.  

    3. Toss DEL MONTE Spaghetti, bean balls, and sauce. Top with cheese.