Melanzane “Meatballs” and tomato sauce

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12Ingredients
105Minutes
750Calories

Ingredients

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  • 16 ounces eggplant (shiny purple)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 28 ounces no salt added diced tomatoes (canned, with their juices)
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 3 fresh basil leaves (large, shredded or torn, plus 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil)
  • 3 fresh bread crumbs (rounded cups)
  • 2 large eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 2 ounces pecorino romano cheese (freshly grated)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh flat leaf parsley (minced)
  • 1 cup flour (for coating, or more as needed)
  • olive oil (for baking)
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    NutritionView More

    750Calories
    Sodium68% DV1620mg
    Fat57% DV37g
    Protein55% DV28g
    Carbs27% DV80g
    Fiber52% DV13g
    Calories750Calories from Fat330
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat37g57%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol240mg80%
    Sodium1620mg68%
    Potassium1650mg47%
    Protein28g55%
    Calories from Fat330
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate80g27%
    Dietary Fiber13g52%
    Sugars17g34%
    Vitamin A80%
    Vitamin C100%
    Calcium40%
    Iron25%

    * 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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