Old Fashioned Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Casserole

Recipe by Marie
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READY IN: 50mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Remove ground beef and sausage from refrigerator 30 to 60 minutes before cooking.
  • Place bread crumbs in large bowl and stir in 1/3 cup water.
  • When absorbed, blend together with eggs, garlic, grated Romano, salt, and pepper.
  • Preheat oven to 425°.
  • Add meats to bread crumb mixture and combine well with fork.
  • Form into 12 even meatballs.
  • Place in 1 layer in 9x13” baking dish so each is separated by about 1 inch.
  • In a separate saucepan, sauté 2 cloves of garlic in olive oil.
  • Add crushed tomatoes and water.
  • Add fresh basil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour tomato mixture over and around meatballs.
  • Sprinkle tops with grated Romano cheese.
  • Bake in center of oven until meatballs are just cooked through, about 25 minutes.
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