Total Time
4hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 4 hrs

I got this recipe from a friend 30 years ago and have never found one better. My children grew up eating it and now when they come to visit they always ask me to make it. I put 4 hours cooking time because we have to put a time but the longer the better.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix ingredients for sauce and cook slowly for several hours. Keep covered.
  2. Mix ingredients for meat balls together. Shape only slightly larger than a walnut. Brown in 1/2 olive oil and 1/2 vegetable oil.
  3. Add meatballs to sauce and cook at least 15 minutes more to mix flavors.


Most Helpful

Absolutely FANTABULOUS!!! I chucked everything into my slow cooker for the sauce in the morning and left it to go. I used my meatballs (which are spicy) and browned them off then dumped them into the slowcooker with about 2 hours till dinner time. It is really rich and delicious!!!

*christie May 10, 2007

easy and went down very well in my house.

ryanfmclean November 03, 2005

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