Spaghetti Sauce and Meatballs

Recipe by sheriboren
READY IN: 2hrs 40mins
SERVES: 3-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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