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    Big Beef Meatballs With Bucatini by Rachael Ray

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    JackBauer's Note:

    This recipe is from Rachael Ray off her tv show. I assume using Speghgetti instead of bucatini will still turn out great. This recipe looks is irresistably good. I guessed on the servings and cooking time because I have not made the recipe yet.

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    2. 2
      Preheat 400 degrees F. Place a large pot of water over high heat and
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      bring to a boil.
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      Mix meat with the grated onion, 3 cloves chopped garlic, egg, bread crumbs, cheese, allspice,
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      capers, sage, a handful of the chopped parsley, salt and pepper and a healthy drizzle of
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      extra-virgin olive oil. Mix meat, score the meat into 4 sections and make 3 very large balls from
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      each section. Arrange the 12 balls on a nonstick cookie sheet and roast 15 minutes until firm but
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      not hard.
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      Drop bucatini in salted boiling water to cook off. Drain.
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      Add another tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil to the skillet and the pancetta. Cook 3 to 4
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      minutes then add the remaining garlic and mushrooms to the pan and cook 5 minutes. Season the
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      mushrooms with salt and pepper. Add remaining chopped onion and deglaze the pan with wine, cook off
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      1 minute, add in stock and whisk up remaining drippings. Stir in the tomatoes and season sauce with
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      salt and pepper, if necessary. Stir in parsley. Simmer 5 minutes.
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      Toss pasta with half the sauce. Remove balls from oven and add to remaining sauce and turn to coat.
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      Serve large balls, 3 per person, along side pasta. Spoon any remaining sauce over the pasta. Pass
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      extra cheese at the tables.

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    Nutritional Facts for Big Beef Meatballs With Bucatini by Rachael Ray

    Serving Size: 1 (366 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 706.4
    Calories from Fat 207
    Total Fat 23.0 g
    Saturated Fat 7.4 g
    Cholesterol 109.6 mg
    Sodium 838.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 79.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 6.4 g
    Sugars 4.5 g
    Protein 41.9 g

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