Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

This is my SIL's recipe. She makes these for many family gatherings.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix meats, eggs, crumbs, onion and salt all together and roll into 1" balls.
  2. Brown in a little oil.
  3. Mix sauce ingredients together. Add meat balls.
  4. Bake in a 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for 20 to 25 minutes.
Most Helpful

Lovely dark rich sauce. I used the meatballs in a Sub sandwich and it was delicious- I cut the recipe back to 1 lb made extra sauce. Used half the meatballs, froze the other hal f uncooked, froze extra sauce separate. Delicious Saturday night speciall thanks for posting Lali

Bergy June 12, 2005

Very good! Added to rotation. Thanks for sharing.

Debilyn_Ks March 18, 2014

These are such a great alternative to marinara!

PortlandChick September 28, 2011