Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs
 
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Recipe type: entrees
Ingredients
  • MEATBALLS (sauce recipe below in Instructions area)
  • ½ pound ground pork
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 cup cubed day-old Italian bread
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil, crumbled
  • ⅛ teaspoon each, salt & pepper
  • ¼ cup minced parsley
  • ¼ cup Romano cheese
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
Instructions
  1. In a large sauce saucepan, warm the olive oil for 1 minute.
  2. Add the onion and garlic.
  3. Cook & stir for 3 miutes.
  4. Add the tomato puree, plum tomatoes, oregano and basil.
  5. Bring the sauce to a simmer.
  6. Reduce the heat.
  7. Add the cooked meatballs to the sauce.
  8. Simmer the sauce for 35 to 40 minutes.
  9. Add salt & pepper.
  10. TO FINISH
  11. Cook 1-1/2 pounds spaghetti until it is al dente.
  12. Drain well.
  13. Plate the pasta and lightly ladle some of the sauce over the pasta.
  14. Arrange meatballs (2 per bowl) alongside pasta.
  15. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese on the side.

 
Spaghetti and Meatballs
 
Author:
Recipe type: entrees
Ingredients
  • SAUCE
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 28-ounce can tomato puree or all-purpose ground tomatoes
  • 1 can Italian-style plum tomatoes, drained and crushed by hand
  • 1 teaspoon each dried oregano and dried basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

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