Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs
Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs
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Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs

Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs
Big, tasty beef meatballs are simmered in an easy Italian tomato sauce in this easy recipe
A friend gave me the recipe for this traditional favorite. It’s her Italian mother-in-law’s recipe from the old country, and it tastes wonderful.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 2 Hours
Ready In: 2 Hours 20 Minutes
Servings: 6

Ingredients:
MEATBALLS

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 cup fresh bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 egg, beaten

SAUCE

  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 (28 ounce) cans whole peeled tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, parsley, Parmesan, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, garlic powder and beaten egg. Mix well and form into 12 balls. Store, covered, in refrigerator until needed.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, saute onion and garlic in olive oil until onion is translucent. Stir in tomatoes, salt, sugar and bay leaf. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 90 minutes. Stir in tomato paste, basil, 1/2 teaspoon pepper and meatballs and simmer 30 minutes more. Serve.
Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs
Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs

Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs
Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs

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