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Italian meatballs and sausage with sauce Recipe

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This recipe for Italian meatballs and sausage with sauce, by , is from The Bille DiTullio Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Denise Smith


1/2 c. Olive oil

1 to 2 lbs. Italian Sausage

2 lbs. Lean ground beef
4 Eggs
1tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp pepper
3T. Parsley _ dried
1 1/2 c. Seasoned Italian breadcrumbs
1c.Parmesan cheese
1/4 to a 1/2 c. Water


2 Onions - chopped
2 small Zucchini - chopped
2 T. Garlic - minced
1c. Red wine
4 cans of Tomato puree
3 T. each of Parsley, Oregano. Basil
3 to 4 Bay leaves
1 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp pepp

Mix all the ingredients for the meatballs together and form into balls.

Heat oil in a very large Dutch oven.

Saute sausages and meatballs in oil and brown on all sides. Set aside.

Using the same oil and the same pan the meatballs and sausage were cooked in salute the onions and zucchini for approximately 5 minutes.

Add the garlic and salute for approximately 2 minutes.

Add the red wine and simmer for 3 minutes more.

Add the tomato puree, and all the sauce seasonings, stir well.

Place meatballs and sausage back in sauce pan and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for approximately 2 hours.

Serve with a lb of pasta.

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Number Of Servings:
8 servings plus leftovers




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