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Snappy Meatball Heroes

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  Egg 1
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Italian herb seasoning/1/8 teaspoon each dry basil, marjoram, oregano, and thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Crushed red pepper flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced / pressed
  Finely chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Extra lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Ground veal/Turkey 8 Ounce
  Fine dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Tomato sauce 15 Ounce (1 Large Can)
  Dry red wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sandwich rolls 8 , split and warmed (Rectangular Ones)

In a large bowl, beat egg with salt, herb seasoning, red pepper flakes, and garlic.
Add chopped onion, beef, veal, crumbs, and Parmesan cheese; mix well.
Shape mixture into 1 1/2-inch balls.
Place meatballs in a 5-quart or larger electric slow cooker.
In same bowl, mix tomato sauce and wine; pour over meatballs.
Cover and cook at low setting until meatballs are no longer pink in center; cut to test (5 1/2 to 6 hours).
Carefully lift mea tballs from cooker and place 3 or 4 in each split roll; moisten with a little of the sauce from cooker.
If desired, add condiments to each sandwich to taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Slow Cooked
Kids, Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
360 Minutes
Ready In: 
380 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 417 Calories from Fat 91

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.6%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g17.1%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 89.4 mg29.8%

Sodium 755.1 mg31.5%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.2%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 30 g59.1%

Vitamin A 6.9% Vitamin C 13.1%

Calcium 8.8% Iron 13.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Snappy Meatball Heroes Recipe