Italian Meatballs In Tomato Sauce

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23Ingredients
80Minutes
630Calories

Ingredients

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  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • parsley (cup Minced)
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil (crumbled)
  • 28 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 6 ounces tomatoe (paste)
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated romano (Freshly)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano (crumbled)
  • 2 slices bread (soaked)
  • 1 pound ground chuck
  • 2 large eggs (beaten lightly)
  • 1/2 cup grated romano (Freshly)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 3 teaspoons parsley (Minced)
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
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    Directions

    1. SAUCE: In a heavy saucepan cook the onion and the garlic in the oil over low heat, stirring, for 2 minutes, add the parsley, the basil, the tomatoes, the tomato paste, the stock, the wine, the sugar, the romano, the salt and the oregano, and simmer the sauce, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes.
    2. MEATBALLS: In a bowl combine well the bread, squeezed, the chuck, the eggs, the romano, the parsley, the garlic, the oregano, the salt, and the pepper and form the mixture into 10 meatballs. In a large skillet brown the meatballs in the oil over high heat, turning them often. Transfer the meatballs to the sauce with a slotted spoon and simmer the mixture, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes. The dish improves in flavour if it is cooled and chilled, covered, overn
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    NutritionView More

    630Calories
    Sodium54% DV1300mg
    Fat62% DV40g
    Protein73% DV37g
    Carbs10% DV30g
    Fiber24% DV6g
    Calories630Calories from Fat360
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat40g62%
    Saturated Fat12g60%
    Trans Fat1g
    Cholesterol195mg65%
    Sodium1300mg54%
    Potassium1210mg35%
    Protein37g73%
    Calories from Fat360
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate30g10%
    Dietary Fiber6g24%
    Sugars6g12%
    Vitamin A
    Vitamin C
    Calcium
    Iron

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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