Sauce Pot Meat Balls

Sauce Pot Meat Balls Recipe

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Mary Boteilho


This is an oldie but goodie. My Mom served this when I was small and I just turned 65....Recipe is likely over 60 years old.


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30 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


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    1 package dry onion soup mix
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    1 1/4 cups water
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    2 - 8 oz cans tomato sauce
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    1/2 teaspoon thyme
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    1/8 teaspoon pepper
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    1 tablespoon dried parsley
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    1 lb ground beef, or turkey
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    wide egg noodles or rice

How to Make Sauce Pot Meat Balls


  1. In a pot, bring onion soup mix, water and 1 1/2 cans tomato sauce to a boil. Simmer covered for 10 minutes.
  2. Mix ground beef or turkey, seasonings and remaining 1/2 can tomato sauce.
  3. Shape into meatballs and place in tomato sauce mixture. Simmer gently, uncovered for 25 minutes, turning meatballs occasionally.
  4. My mom served this over wide egg noodles or you can serve over rice. We usually had green beans, a salad and hot sourdough bread. Brings back memories as I write this.

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About Sauce Pot Meat Balls

Course/Dish: Beef, Turkey
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids

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