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Italian Spaghetti And Meatballs

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  White wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Canned tomatoes 19 Ounce
  Canned tomato paste 6 Ounce
  Dried oregano 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground chuck 1 Pound
  Ground veal 1⁄2 Pound
  Ground lean pork 1⁄2 Pound
  Dry bread crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried basil leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Spaghetti 1 Pound
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a dutch oven, pour in some oil
2) Tip in the onion, celery and garlic and sauté till golden
3) Pour in the canned tomatoes and the paste and the remaining ingredients for the sauce and mix well
4) Lower the flame and allow to simmer for 2 hours stirring once in a while
5) In a large bowl combine the ingredients for the meatballs
6) Using moistened hands, shape the meat into meatballs
7) In a skillet, pour in some oil and fry the meatballs till evenly browned
8) Tip in the meatballs to the sauce and simmer for an additional 30 minutes
9) Meanwhile cook the spaghetti as per the directions given on the package

SERVING
10) Serve warm over a mound of spaghetti and pour the sauce over

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
140 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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