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Bolognese Style Meatballs

  • 4 Serves
  • 15 minutes
  • 25 minutes

A mid-week classic made even easier.

Recipe supplied by Leggo’s.



500 g lean beef mince
1/3 cup Leggo’s Pizza Sauce
1/2 small red capsicum
2 tablespoons dried breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons olive oil

500 g jar Leggo’s Bolognese Pasta Sauce
400 penne
 shaved parmesan cheese
*Serving size calculator is approximate, feel free to adjust by adding a pinch here and there as needed


  1. Combine mince, Leggo’s Pizza Sauce, capsicum and breadcrumbs in a large bowl and stir well.
  2. Using a tablespoon to measure, form mixture into meatballs using wet hands. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in a large non stick frypan over medium heat and cook meatballs until lightly browned. Add Leggo’s Pasta Sauce and bring to the boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through.
  4. Toss hot pasta through the meatball mixture and serve with parmesan cheese.

Top Tips

Meatballs can be made and frozen for 1 month before cooking.

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