Old Fashioned Meatballs In Red Sauce Recipe

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Old Fashioned Meatballs in Red Sauce

Jamallah Bergman


Eat them along with the red sauce or make a meatball sandwich with cheese!

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12 2 1/2 inch meatballs


1 lb
ground round
1/2 lb
sweet italian sausage
1/3 c
plain dry bread crumbs
eggs,lightly beaten
2 large
garlic cloves,minced
1/3 c
pecorino romano cheese
1 3/4 c
canned crushed tomatoes in heavy puree

Directions Step-By-Step

Remove ground round and sausage from refrigerator 30 to 60 minutes before cooking, if possible. Place bread crumbs in large bowl and stir in 1/3 cup water. When absorbed,blend together with eggs,garlic, 1/4 cup grated Romano,1/4 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper.
Preheat oven to 425. Add meats to bread crumb mixture and combine well with fork. Form into 12 even balls. Lay in 1 layer in a 8z14 inch baking dish so each is seperated by about 1 inch.
Stir 1/4 cup water into crushed tomatoes and season wtih 1/8 tsp salt and pepper to taste. Pour tomatoes over and around meatballs. Sprinkle tops with remaining 1 1/3 tbsp grated Romano. Bake in center of oven until meatballs are just cooked through, about 18 minutes. Serve hot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Meat Appetizers, Pork
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy