Meatballs with Peppers in a Tomato Sauce

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Candice B.: "I will make this dish many times again. I substit…" Read More
7Ingredients
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50Minutes

Although you most often see Meatballs on a pasta with noodles and vegetables, often times you would rather just have the Meatballs alone. This is the recipe for you. If you enjoy just eating the meatballs, this Meatballs with Peppers in a Tomato Sauce recipe will fill you will its bold flavor and rich vegetables. Try this Meatballs with Peppers in a Tomato Sauce recipe out at home for a dinner and let us know what you and your family think!

Ingredients

  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • garlic
  • peppers (bull horn variety)
  • canned tomatoes
  • meatballs (best made with ground pork)
  • salt and ground black pepper
  • basil

Directions

  1. Slice the peppers in half lengthwise and eliminate the seeds.
  2. Place the oil in the wok with the garlic and the peppers.
  3. Saute for approximately 10 minutes.
  4. Add the canned tomatoes, chopped and with their juice.
  5. Cover and cook on medium heat for approximately 15 minutes.
  6. Add the meatballs, some hot water, the salt, and pepper.
  7. Cook for approximately 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  8. Add a few basil leaves and serve.
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Reviews(1)

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Candice B. 5 Jun 2015
I will make this dish many times again. I substituted vegetarian meat instead of real meat to make the meatballs, and it still turned out great. Serve the meatballs over penne or ziti pasta that is cooked to al dente. Don't forget to sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top.