Mom's meatballs in wine sauce

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Carianne

Mom made these every Christmas. They are truly addictive--try them for your next party! This makes about 80 meatballs.

Top Review by southern_gal

These meatballs are great and I'm a tough critic when it comes to anything involving tomato sauce. I made some alterations. I used 3 1bs. of beef instead of 2. I also baked the dish uncovered and drained of the fat. Last I topped it off with about 2 cups of shredded mozzerela, american and parmisean cheese. (2 c. combined) Talk about rave reviews around here! My husband is a welder and works hard so when he gets home he enjoys a hearty meal. This recipe takes some time but is very filling and tasty. Leftovers got put in the freezer for sandwiches later. You gotta try this!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine meatball ingredients well and roll into small (1 inch) meatballs Heat sauce ingredients and drop meatballs into hot sauce;simmer for 45 minutes.
  2. (if sauce does not cover the meatballs DO NOT STIR until bottom meatballs heat through).

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