Click for Cookbook LOGIN
"Everything I eat has been proved by some doctor or other to be a deadly poison, and everything I don't eat has been proved to be indispensable for life. But I go marching on."--George Bernard Shaw

Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Sausage and Meatballs Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Sausage and Meatballs is from The Sensational A - Z Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Contributor:  
Contributor:  

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Sauce:
6 Italian sausage links, slice in 1/2-inch slices
1 pound of lean ground beef
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 yellow onion, chopped
2 cloves of garlic, chopped
1 (14.5 ounce) can of whole peeled tomatoes
1 (15 ounce.) can of tomato sauce
1 (6 ounce) can of tomato paste
1 teaspoon of salt
teaspoon of ground black pepper
1 teaspoon of dried basil
cup fresh oregano, chopped
2 teaspoons of sugar
1 bay leaf
1 (16 ounce) package of uncooked spaghetti
cup of grated Parmesan cheese

Meatballs:
⅓ cup of Italian breadcrumbs
cup of milk
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 onion, diced
1 pound of ground beef
1 pound of ground sweet Italian sausage
2 eggs
cup of fresh parsley, chopped
3 cloves of garlic, crushed
2 teaspoons of salt
1 teaspoon of ground black pepper
teaspoon of red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon of dried Italian herb seasoning
2 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Cover a baking sheet with foil and spray lightly with cooking spray.

Meatballs:

Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onions in hot oil until translucent, about 10 minutes.

Mix beef and pork together in a large bowl. Stir onions, breadcrumbs, milk, eggs, parsley, garlic, salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes, Italian herb seasoning, and Parmesan cheese into meat mixture with a rubber spatula until combined. Cover and refrigerate for about one hour.

Preheat an oven to 425 F.

Take meatball mixture out of refrigerator. Using wet hands, form meat mixture into balls about 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Arrange onto prepared baking sheet.

Bake in the preheated oven until browned and cooked through, 10 to 15, turn over, and cook for another 10 to 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, while meatballs are cooking, prepare spaghetti sauce.

Sauce:
Slice the sausages into1/2-inch slices and spread them out flat in a large skillet. Cook over medium-low heat for 15 minutes, turning once, until the sausages are browned and cooked through. Remove from skillet and set aside.

Place the ground beef, olive oil, onion, and garlic in the skillet, and cook and stir over medium heat for about 10 minutes, until the onion is translucent, and the beef is browned and crumbly. Drain fat. In a large stockpot, add meat mixtures, and stir in the tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, salt, pepper, basil, oregano, and bay leaf. Add prepared sausage, and simmer uncovered over low heat for 1 hour, stirring occasionally, until the flavors have blended. Remove the bay leaf and pour into serving dish.

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil, drop in the pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Drain the pasta and put it into serving bowl.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 to 12 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

5W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!