Spaghetti and Parmesan Meatballs

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TJ Jones

By
@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

How to Make Spaghetti and Parmesan Meatballs

Step-by-Step

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

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About Spaghetti and Parmesan Meatballs

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