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Supersize Meatballs in Marinara Sauce

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Picture Credit: Tina Rupp Recipe By: Jamie Kimm and Alison Attenborough For more recipes, please visit Foodandwine.com
Ingredients
  Dry bread crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground meat 1 1⁄2 Pound (Mixed Beef, Pork And Veal)
  Onion 1⁄2 Small, minced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Minced oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Marinara sauce 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Cooked spaghetti 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Serving)
Directions

1. In a small bowl, soak the bread crumbs in the milk. In a large bowl, mix the ground meat with the soaked bread crumbs, the onion, garlic, parsley, oregano, egg, salt and pepper.
2. Form the meat mixture into 4 large balls. In a deep nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add the meat balls and cook over moderately high heat, turning occasionally, until browned all over, about 7 minutes. Add the marinara sauce to the skillet; cover and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes, until the meatballs are cooked through. Serve over cooked spaghetti.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried
Dish: 
Noodle
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Kids, Healthy
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 536 Calories from Fat 220

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g37.8%

Saturated Fat 5.8 g29%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 114.3 mg38.1%

Sodium 1845.3 mg76.9%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g11.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.7 g22.7%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 41 g82.3%

Vitamin A 8.3% Vitamin C 11.8%

Calcium 8.5% Iron 16.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Supersize Meatballs In Marinara Sauce Recipe