Old Fashioned Meatballs in Red Sauce

Old Fashioned Meatballs In Red Sauce Recipe

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Jamallah Bergman

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
12 2 1/2 inch meatballs

Ingredients

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

How to Make Old Fashioned Meatballs in Red Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

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About Old Fashioned Meatballs in Red Sauce

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




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