These meatballs started out to accompany sauerkraut but the flavor just wasn't there, so I improvised with the leftover meat mixture and this is what I came up with. I do believe they are the best-tasting meatballs I have ever eaten!
Combine the first 14 ingredients in a large bowl; shape into meatballs, about 2 to 2-1/2 inches across. Brown meatballs in a large skillet in hot oil. Turn often to brown evenly. Remove from pan and drain on paper towels.
In a large saucepan, combine pasta sauce and meatballs. Heat on high for five minutes; lower heat, cover, and simmer until meatballs are cooked through and sauce is bubbling.