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Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jodi (Euler) Roos
Added: Monday, September 10, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Meatballs:
1/3 c. Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
1/4 c.grated fresh parmesan cheese
1/4 c. chopped fresh parsley (or 2 tsp. dried)
1/2 tsp. dried basil
1 lb. lean ground beef
2 large egg whites
1 T. olive oil
Sauce:
1 T. olive oil
1 c. chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 c. dry white wine
2 T. tomato paste
2 tsp. dried basil
2 tsp. dried oregano
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes w/ basil, garlic and oregano
1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce

Directions:
Directions:
Combine first 6 ingredients in bowl; shape mixture in 16 (1 1/2 inch) meatballs. Heat olive oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add meatballs, cook 5 minutes, browning on all sides.
Sauce:
Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and saute 5 minutes. Stir in wine and remaining ingredients, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.

Combine tomato sauce and meatballs and bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.

Serve over spaghetti

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I often double the sauce recipe but make the meatballs as the recipe states. This usually stretches the dish to serve 6 people and makes for a "saucier" sauce.

 

 

 

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