Servings: 6

Parmesan Italian Meatballs and Sauce
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Ingredients

    Meatballs
  • ½ lb. lean ground beef
  • ½ lb. pork sausage
  • 1 large egg
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 cloves finely chopped garlic
  • ¼ c. freshly grated parmesan
  • ½ c. white bread crumbs
  • 1-2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Sauce
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. dried parsley (less if using fresh parsley)
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 2 (29 oz.) cans tomato puree
  • 1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste
  • 1 can (your choice of size) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 tsp. sugar

Instructions

    Meatballs
  1. Mix all ingredients together in large mixing bowl until evenly distributed (it’s ok to get your hands dirty here!).
  2. Form into 1 ½ to 2 inch meatballs, according to preference.
  3. Heat olive oil in large heavy skillet, add meatballs and brown on all sides; 10-15 minutes total.
  4. Sauce
  5. In large pot combine all ingredients.
  6. Mix until tomato paste is well incorporated.
  7. Bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
  8. Add browned meatballs and simmer an additional 30 minutes.
  9. Cook 16 oz. Country Pasta according to package directions.
  10. Drain and place in large serving bowl.
  11. Serve meatballs and sauce over warm pasta and enjoy!
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