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Meat Balls And Sauce Over Spaghetti Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Myra Jo Abbott, daughter of Archie Hanson
Added: Saturday, April 18, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Sauce:(make first)
1 12oz. can tomato paste,,24 oz. water, 3 15oz. cans tomato sauce, 1/4 tsp. minced garlic, 1 tsp. oregano, 1/4 tsp. garlic powder, 1 tsp Italian seasoning, 1 tsp. basil, 1 tsp. onion powder, 1 tsp crushed red pepper, 1/2 c. parsley flakes.
Meat balls:
2 lb.ground beef, 3 cups crumbled cracker crumbs, 1/2 c. parsley flakes, 3/4 c.grated Parmesan cheese, 2 eggs, 1/4 tsp. minced garlic, 1/4 tsp. garlic powder, 1 tsp. oregano, 1 tsp. Italian seasoning, 1 tsp. onion powder, 1 tsp. basil, 1 tsp. crushed red pepper.

Directions:
Directions:
Sauce:
In a large pan mix all ingredients for sauce. Bring to a boil and simmer while preparing meat balls.
Meatballs:
In a LARGE bowl, using hands, mix all ingredients for meatballs. Roll into 1 1/2" balls, place on baking sheet, not touching together. Place in preheated oven for 15 min., then gently add to simmering sauce. Simmer for 30 min., stirring gently occasionally, lifting from bottom of pan. Serve over prepared spaghetti.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
May take awhile, but well worth it!

 

 

 

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