Meatball Spaghetti Sauce55 Reviews
- Prep: 30 min
- Cook: 1 hr
- Ready In: 1 hr 30 min
“Tasty seasoned meatballs simmered in a flavorful red sauce. For a creamier sauce, substitute milk for the water.” - by CRYSTELLE
Original recipe yields 6 servings
- To make meatballs: Combine in a bowl ground beef, bread crumbs, milk, egg, garlic, onions, salt, parsley and pepper; mix well. Roll into 1 inch balls and set aside.
- Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat; add meatballs and cook gently so they stay whole and are lightly browned.
- To make the sauce: Mix together tomato soup, water, lemon juice, salt, parsley, basil, sage, thyme and cayenne pepper in a large saucepan, add meatballs and simmer for 1 hour.
Amount Per Serving (6 total)
- 375 cal
- 18.9 g
- 32.3 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (55)Rate This Recipe
"Here is the solution to keep your meatballs from falling apart: place the raw meatballs on a 9 x 11 baking pan and bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes. When cool, I place them in a colander and rin..." See morese (yes, I rinse them) with hot water. This drains the grease so you don't have any "swimming" on top of the sauce. Then I add them to the sauce and simmer for an hour. The meatballs came out wonderful!! I did not use any onions nor water and used tomato sauce instead of soup."
"I only used the meatball recipe since I already have a spaghetti sauce recipe. Thank you so AgentLucy for her suggestions for how to cook the meatballs; it saved me a lot of trouble. I used 3/4 cup br..." See moreeadcrumbs & 1/4 cup parmesan cheese. I only used a splash of milk so they wouldn't be too dry. I also used 1 tsp italian seasoning instead of parsley. Using all the milk would have been a disaster! I baked them, rinsed them off & added them to my sauce & simmered for 30 min. They held up great in the sauce; didn't fall apart at all. Worked out wonderfully-my first attempt at meatballs was a success!"
"I only made the meatballs and they were great! However, I didn't add the milk and I added crushed red pepper, italian seasoning, fennel seed, and little olive oil. I also cooked them in a skillet fo..." See morer a couple of minutes all over just to keep them from falling apart in the marinara sauce that I cooked them with. I'll definitely make these again."
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