Garlicky Meatballs & Fettuccine
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Fettuccine with Garlicky Meatballs

Garlicky Meatballs swimming in hearty marinara sauce on top of buttery fettuccine noodles, this will be your new favorite pasta dish!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 18 meatballs


  • 9 ounces Fettuccine refrigerated, fresh
  • 12 ounces Ground Sirloin
  • 1/2 cup Panko
  • 1/4 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp onion bits
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 1 each egg large
  • 1 jar Marinara Sauce


  • Cook the pasta according to the directions in a stock pot. Before draining pasta water, reserve 1/3 cup.
  • Combine ground sirloin, panko, parmesan cheese, garlic, onion bits, onion powder, salt, pepper and egg in mixing bowl and mix together.
  • Form meat mixture into meatballs of uniform size. (Mine were about golfball size)
  • Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add meatballs and sear until brown on all sides.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and add marinara sauce and the reserved pasta water.
  • Cover and cook for 11 minutes or until the meatballs are cooked through.
  • Layer the fettuccine with the meatballs and marinara sauce. Top with parmesan cheese.


*Note: You can also prepare these during naptime (in peace and quiet) and store in the refrigerator until needed at dinner time :)