Spaghetti Sauce and Meatballs

Total Time
2hrs 40mins
40 mins
2 hrs

This is my husband and childs favorite spaghetti sauce and meatballs.

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  1. In large pot saute onion and garlic in olive oil until onion is softened.
  2. Add tomato paste and stir into olive oil until completely mixed .
  3. Stir in tomato sauce and tomatoes.
  4. Slowly mix in the 4 cups of water.
  5. Add bay leaves,.
  6. oregano, basil, salt, pepper, sugar and stir well.
  7. Bring to a boil then turn down and simmer for one hour.
  8. For your meatballs combine the beef, finely minced garlic, Italian bread crumbs, basil, oregano, parmesan cheese, eggs, salt and pepper and mix together well.
  9. Shape into 1 inch size meatballs and place on a cookie sheet.
  10. Bake meatballs in 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.
  11. Add meatballs to the sauce after 1 hour of cooking sauce.
  12. Continue to cook the sauce and meatballs 1 more hour or longer if you like.
  13. Uncover the sauce during the last half hour to thicken up the sauce.
  14. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  15. Serve sauce and meatballs over spaghetti.