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meatball paradise with roasted red pepper sauce

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Tender, juicy meatballs with yummy sauce

yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For meatball paradise with roasted red pepper sauce

  • 12 oz
    gd beef
  • 8 oz
    gd pork
  • 8 oz
  • 1/2 c
    ricotta cheese
  • 1/3 c
    shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 2 lg
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 sm
    onion diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 clove
    garlic minced
  • 15 oz
    jar roasted red pepper drained
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    calabrain chilies
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh basil chopped
  • salt and pepper

How To Make meatball paradise with roasted red pepper sauce

  • 1
    For the Meatballs Preheat oven 400 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper
  • 2
    Mix all the ingredients for the meatballs together. Roll into 2 inch balls and place on parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes.
  • 3
    While the meatballs are cooking make the sauce.
  • 4
    Put oil in a saucepan. Add the chopped onion and saute until translucent. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds. Add the drained roasted red pepper and cook about 5 minutes. Add the lemon juice, chilies, sugar and basil. Cook 30 seconds then puree with an immersion blender or food processor until smooth. Season with salt and pepper
  • 5
    Serve with the meatballs.

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