Mary Ann's Magnifico Meatballs and Spaghetti Sauce

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 534


Spaghetti Sauce:
3/4 cup chopped onion
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup water
1 tablespoon sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons crushed oregano
1 bay leaf (optional)
1 clove garlic, minced
2 (6-ounce) cans tomato paste
2 (1-pound) cans tomatoes
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
4 slices dry bread
2 eggs
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
1 clove garlic, minced
1 pound ground beef
dash of pepper
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup grated parmesan or Romano cheese
1 teaspoon crushed oregano or basil
2 tablespoons olive oil


Spaghetti Sauce:
Sauté onion in oil until tender; stir in remaining ingredients. Simmer uncovered 30 minutes. Add Meatballs; cook 30 minutes longer.

Soak bread in water 2 or 3 minutes; squeeze out moisture. Combine bread with remaining ingredients except oil, mixing well. Form small balls (about 20). Brown slowly in hot oil. Add to Spaghetti Sauce; cook 30 minutes. Serve over hot spaghetti.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 534
Calories from Fat: 203

This Mary Ann's Magnifico Meatballs and Spaghetti Sauce recipe is from the Best of the Best From The Southwest Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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