O T S Chunky Red Sauce and Meatballs

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Bill Hilbrich

OTS means Off The Shelf, so I used pre-cooked frozen Meatballs available at any grocery store. Of course, you could make your own. The spices are my choice and a good place to start, but once again let me say Cooking is a Creative Sport. Serve over your favorite pasta, and add cheese toppings if you wish. The wine is important because it brings out hidden flavors in the tomatoes. This recipe can be doubled, or even beyond and cooked overnight in a Crock-Pot Slow Cooker.

Top Review by foodtvfan

Talk about easy and quick. Love this recipe. I made these quite some time ago and forgot to submit a review. I just found the recipe now with my 'notes' on it. I used recipe #32384 for the meatballs and baked them in the oven for about 15 minutes before adding them to the sauce. Served it with spaghetti, Caesar salad and thick slices of crusty bread with recipe #190648 on it and toasted.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute the onion in the butter and oil in the bottom of a medium sized sauce pan.
  2. When the onions are translucent, add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Serve over cooked pasta.

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