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Italian Meat Balls

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  Ground meat 1⁄2 Pound
  Egg 1 , well beaten
  Onion 1⁄2 , chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) (Few Snips)
  Chopped parsley 1 Teaspoon (Few Snips)
  Bread crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper To Taste
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Canned tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 Can)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 1 Pinch

Mix together first 9 ingredients and make into small balls.
Brown in fat.
Set aside.
In saucepan, mix together oil, tomato paste, water, onion and sugar.
When sauce has come to a boil, add pinch of soda.
Add browned meat balls.
Simmer one hour.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 772 Calories from Fat 329

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g57.4%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 291.5 mg97.2%

Sodium 1105.5 mg46.1%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.4%

Dietary Fiber 8.9 g35.8%

Sugars 29.6 g

Protein 62 g123.7%

Vitamin A 65.3% Vitamin C 84.6%

Calcium 18.1% Iron 51.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Italian Meat Balls Recipe