Italian Gravy and Meatballs

Recipe by Rick B2
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READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large pot combine tomato sauce, tomato puree, tomato paste, water, sugar, oregano, 2 tspn salt, 1 tspn pepper, garlic cloves and bring to a simmer on low heat.
  • Combine ground beef, bread, eggs, Romano cheese, 1 1/2 tspn salt, garlic powder and 1/4 tspn pepper.
  • Mix ingredients and form into meatballs 2-3" in diameter.
  • In a large skillet use enough of the veg oil to have approx 1/8" covering bottom
  • Heat on medium.
  • When oil is hot enough, brown meatballs on all sides and add to pot with sauce.
  • Brown pork neck or ribs in same pan and add to sauce.
  • Add at least 1/2 of remaining oil in skillet to pot.
  • Don't forget to add all of those small cooked bits from skillet bottom.
  • (Great Flavor!!!) Any excess oil or fat can be spooned off of sauce after cooking.
  • Cook uncovered (simmer) for 1 1/2 hrs.
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