Spaghetti and Parmesan Meatballs

TJ Jones

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@tjmonoski01

Everybody loves this recipe made with ALL fresh ingredients with a hint of sweetness in the sauce.


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Serves:

5

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
ground beef
1 lb
ground pork
10
roma tomatoes
1 c
water
1/3 c
olive oil
4 Tbsp
sugar
3 clove
garlic
3 tsp
oregano
12
basil, fresh
salt
pepper
1/2 c
parmesan cheese
12 oz
tomato paste
1 pkg
spaghetti
1/4 c
olive oil, extra virgin
1/4 c
parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare all ingredients
2
Slice Tomatoes in half
3
Crush and mince garlic
4
In a large pot, on medium-high heat add oil and garlic, allow garlic to cook in oil about 6 minutes.
5
add tomatoes, oregano, salt and pepper.cook tomatoes until they begin to break down.
6
mix Italian pork and ground beef together, add salt and pepper
7
add 1/2 cup parmesan cheese to meatball mixture and add bread crumbs, combine and blend thoroughly
8
portion and form meatballs and set aside
9
Add water, sugar, and tomato paste or puree to sauce and stir
10
add 1/4 cup Cabernet Sauvignon to sauce mix
11
add 1/4 cup parmesan cheese to sauce and stir
12
add fresh basil leaves and allow to continue to cook about 1 hour on low-medium heat stirring ocassionally
13
In a large frying pan add 1/4 inch of olive oil and place meatballs in pan
14
cook meatballs evenly on all sides. (use a lid or cover when cooking to insure meatballs are cooked thoroughly
15
In a separate pan boil water and add spaghetti noodles cook about 7-10 minutes.
16
place meatballs in a baking pan, sprinkle with fresh parmesan and cook on low heat about 7-10 minutes
17
add fresh basil to sauce prior to serving
18
strain noodles and in strainer pour small amount of olive oil over noodles and toss in strainer until noodles are covered
19
Plate and enjoy

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta, Pork
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Healthy