Clemenza Sunday Sauce Italian Gravy

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READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
SERVES: 14
YIELD: 14 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preparation For MEATBALLS.
  • 1. Mix all ingredients except olive oil in a large bowl.
  • 2. Shape Meatballs into whatever size you prefer; small.
  • medium or large.
  • 3. Fry Meatballs in olive oil over a medium heat until they are nicely browned.
  • Preparation For GRAVY (SAUCE).
  • 1. Place onions in olive oil in a large pot. Sauté onions over a low flame for 4 minutes. Add garlic and sauté on low flame with onions for 3 minutes.
  • 2. Add all the tomatoes and water. Raise flame to high. Bring the tomatoes up to the boil, then lower the sauce to a very low simmer.
  • 3. Cut the spareribs in-between the bones so you have individual Ribs. Add to pot.
  • 4. Place sausages in a separate pot fill with water. Bring to boil, then simmer for 10 minutes. Drain the sausages and add to pot with sauce.
  • 5. Make the Meatballs ( recipe follows) up to the point where they have cooked in the oven for 10 minutes.
  • 6. Let all ingredients simmer for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  • 7. Add meatballs to pot and let simmer one hour longer.
  • 8. Serve the sauce with your favorite Short Pasta such as Rigatoni, Gnocchi, or Ziti.
  • NOTE: The sauce should simmer on a very low flame. It is important to stir the bottom of the pot with a wooden spoon every few minutes to keep the sauce from burning.
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