Yield: Makes 8 servings
1-1/4 pounds ground beef
1 pound spaghetti
1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated & divided
1 cup Kikkoman Panko Bread Crumbs or Whole Wheat Panko
1 tablespoon Kikkoman Soy Sauce
1 tablespoon dried oregano
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 cloves garlic, minced & divided
2 28-oz cans crushed tomatoes
2 eggs, beaten
1 small onion, finely diced
Cook spaghetti according to package directions, rinse and drain.
Combine ground beef, eggs, panko, soy sauce and 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese and 2 cloves of garlic in a large bowl; shape into 11/2-inchsized meatballs. Bake the meatballs at 350° on an ungreased cookie sheet for 10-12 minutes. Meanwhile, heat a deep skillet, add the oil, garlic and onions and sauté for about 5 minutes until the onions are soft. Add tomatoes and the remaining garlic, cheese and oregano.