Kato's Garage Style - Tomato Sauce & Meatball Dinner

READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
Recipe by Baby Kato

This is our favourite spagetti dinner...we make it extra special by adding everything but the kitchen sink into it. Yes, there are a lot of ingredients, but it is well worth the effort. I hope that you enjoy this dish.

Top Review by mary winecoff

The only thing I left out were the green peppers (due to family issues) but I did add a generous amount of red pepper. This was wonderful!! It simmered on the stove for 4 hours. Even better the next day. This makes a lot so be prepared to freeze some if you need to.

Ingredients Nutrition


  2. In a large pot, cook the onion and garlic, red and green peppers, celery, carrotes, mushrooms and zucchini in olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Next add the lemon salt, celery salt, oregano, parsley, basil, cloves, caraway seeds, bay leaf, chili pepper flakes and coarse sea salt. (Cook 5 minutes, until starting to carmelize).
  4. Now add the white sugar, diced tomatoes, tomatoe sauce, tomatoe paste, chicken stock, V8 juice, red wine and cheeses and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes.
  6. Combine the beef, pork, veal, shallot, garlic, egg, prepared bread, parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, oregano and parsley in large bowl and gently mix by hand.
  7. Roll into balls,(your favourite size) and drop raw into the simmering sauce.
  8. To the sauce add the raw sausages and pepperoni and cook gently on low for 3 hours.
  9. Serve over hot buttered noodles with Calabrese bread and a simple salad.

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