18 Reviews

Awesome, truly superb. My inlaws are Sicilain. They were surprised that I could make such a good dish. The fresh herbs set this off. Of course, they would use nothing different. Nest time, I will use fresh ripe Italian tomatoes.

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Jane7071 September 29, 2003

This is it. The real thing. Authenic. I have been searching for this recipe for a long time. I finally found it, and prepared it. I was better than any other succo that I have ever tasted.

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Benjamin Duckworth September 24, 2003

The meatballs with this were wonderful and delicious. Very nice simple flavors. But although I used top quality fresh herbs and tomatoes, I found the sauce itself too bitter, and lacking in depth. I ended up adding a pinch of brown sugar and a sprinkling of baking soda to neutralize some of the acid, and also let it simmer for an hour or so after adding a cup of good cabarnet. The meatball formula, though, is quite good. I will definitely use it again.

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moxie January 09, 2004

Fabtastu. My Sicilian husband loved it. He said it was better than his mother made. I will be using this recipe again.

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Sally Worthen October 09, 2003

My family and I found this sauce to be much too bitter. I wonder if it isn't all of the tomato paste. The meatballs have been making very good meatball sandwiches though.

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Kasha November 16, 2003

Fabulous recipe! Very easy to make, but outstanding results. I halved the recipe, because my kids aren't very fond of meatballs(crazy, I know, but they're still little and only like noodles). I used about 5 cloves of garlic, because we are garlic lovers, and used the fresh herbs. Like I said, this is extremely easy to put together, but you'll look like you've been slaving all day. I also added about 1/4 to 1/2 cup of water, because the sauce is very thick. I know that's probably the effect you are going for, but it is very thick sauce. Whe I reheat the leftovers I'll add a little red wine, I think. We served it with fresh linguine and garlic bread. This is a dish I will prepare over and over, and also, I will never make any other meatballs but these. They are fabulous! Thanks for sharing such a wonderful recipe!

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ciao November 08, 2003

Heardy, Mama Mia,Wonderful meatballs!!! Fantastic sauce,And VERY EASY to make. THANK YOU!!! Darlene Summers

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Darlene Summers November 04, 2003

Wonderful recipe. My whole family just went wild. Even the children loved it. Definately a keeper.

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bettyb October 31, 2003

It has been a long time. I finally found it. Succo like my late grandmother prepared. Wonderful recipe. Bold taste. A gourmet's delight.

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Zach_r October 31, 2003

Mama Mia. Mange. The best that I have ever made. Compliments galore. Rivals the succo made by my Sicilian grandmother.

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wick Wicket October 29, 2003
Original Recipe Sicilian Succo (Meatballs & Sauce)