Mama Cece's Meatballs and Sauce

Total Time
3hrs
Prep 1 hr
Cook 2 hrs

This is my Mom's recipe for spaghetti and meatballs. The sauce is my FAVORITE. The meatballs are really flavorful too!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. SAUCE:.
  2. Caramelize onion in oil. Add carrots and sauté until soft. Add garlic and sauté for 3 minutes. Stir in tomato paste until well combined. Stir in tomato juice, sugar, butter, salt, and pepper. Simmer 2 to 3 hours, until sauce thickens. Meanwhile, make the meatballs.
  3. MEATBALLS:.
  4. Mix onions, garlic, eggs, milk, parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, salt, pepper, and allspice until well combined.
  5. Break up meat and butter and mix just until combined.
  6. Brown meatballs in batches and drain grease on paper towels. Keep warm on a plate in microwave while the remaining meatballs are cooked.