Italian Meatballs and Tomato Sauce

Prep Time
Cook Time
2h 30m
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"An old recipe I've made a lot of times, the meatballs recipe makes lots you can freeze some for another meal"

Original is 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (635.8 g)
  • Calories 701
  • Total Fat - 40.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 13.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 274.2 mg
  • Sodium - 2247 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 20.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.1 g
  • Sugars - 11 g
  • Protein - 61.6 g
  • Calcium - 216.5 mg
  • Iron - 6.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 47.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

In a bowl, combine all the meatball ingredients. Shape into 18-20 meatballs. Brown in a Dutch oven over medium heat; drain and set meatballs aside. (you can freeze some meatballs or use them all).

Step 2

In the same pan, cook sliced sausages, onion and green pepper until vegetables are tender; drain. Add in the minced garlic and cook 1 minute or a little more. Add in wine, stir for 3 minutes.

Step 3

Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, broth, tomato paste, and seasonings. Bring to a medium simmer, then reduce heat to low. Cook 20 minutes stirring often.

Step 4

Add meatballs; stir gently. Bring back to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 2-3 hours. Season again with more salt if needed.

Step 5

Serve over hot cooked spaghetti; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.


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