Total Time
50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Since making this recipe, I've got to say that it is lacking something in flavor. I hadn't made it when I posted it yet. The broth needs some kind of kick to it. I added more tomato sauce and pepper but that just didn't do it either. If you find a good addition please post it in a review. Thanks! (found in Easy Home Cooking)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine beef, 2 tbsps pasta, bread crumbs, egg, 1 tbsp parsley, 1/2 tsp basil, salt, pepper and garlic in medium bowl. Form into 28-30 1-inch meatballs.
  2. Bring broth, tomato sauce, onion and remaining 1/2 tsp basil to a boil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Carefully add meatballs to broth.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer, covered, 20 minutes.
  4. Add remaining 3 tbsp pasta; cook 10 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  5. Garnish with remaining parsley.

Reviews

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My results were about the same as yours, Jovigirl. I tried to kick this up some by adding additional spices (Italian blend), more onions, etc. It turned out pretty well, but still needs something..... Wish I could figure out what it is because it's so simple! Thanks!

LoriInIndiana March 08, 2006

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