Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs

Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs

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"This is a recipe I got from my mother years ago -- it's great."

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2 h 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 349 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 349 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 21.2 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.7g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 18.9 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 77 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 1492 mg
  • 60%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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.
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I was leary of making this without first pre-cooking the meatballs, but this is by far the best spaghetti and meatballs I have ever made. The meatballs ended up a nice brown color, they were no...

Five star rating is based on the following changes. Instead of using all ground beef, I opted to use a combination of ground pork and ground beef (12 oz ground beef, 4 oz ground pork) -instead ...

This was absolutly the most wonderful spaghetti. This was my first time making homemade spaghetti. I work long hours and don't have time at night to make a 2 hour meal, so what I did was use my ...