Cherry Tomato Sauce and Onion Meatballs

Karen Sills


This is my own recipe I came up with. My sister Kathy has her own sauce she is putting on justapinch. We thought it would be fun to see whose is the best! Her's is called Peppers Parmesan & Herb Spaghetti Sauce.


★★★★★ 2 votes

30 Min
40 Min
Stove Top



  • 4 Tbsp
    canola oil, divided
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 11/2
    envolpe of lipton onion soup mix
  • 1 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt and pepper

  • 11/2 pt
    cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 tsp
    basil, dried
  • 1 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt and pepper
  • 3 5.5oz can(s)
    v8 juice
  • 16 oz can(s)
    roasted garlic tomato paste

How to Make Cherry Tomato Sauce and Onion Meatballs


  1. heat two tablespoons of oil in a skillet. In a medium bowl combine all meatball ingredients. Roll meat into 30 balls.
  2. Cook meatballs 10 minutes or until no longer pink.
  3. In another skillet add the rest of oil and heat. Add tomatoes to hot oli.
  4. Sprinkle tomatoes with the seasonings.
  5. Cook on medium-low heat for 15 minutes.
  6. Add the v8 juice and tomatoe paste; stir to combine.
  7. Add the meatballs to sauce and simmer 15 minutes.
  8. Serve sauce and meatballs over your favorie pasta.

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About Cherry Tomato Sauce and Onion Meatballs

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Italian

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