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Meat Balls and Spaghetti

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  Ground beef 2 Pound
  Grated cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Caraway seeds 2 Teaspoon
  Snipped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Green pepper 1 , chopped
  Eggs 2 , slightly beaten
  Salt 4 Teaspoon, divided
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salad oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Canned tomatoes 60 Ounce (2 No 2 1/2 Cans)
  Tomato paste 12 Ounce (2 Cans)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 2
  Cooked spaghetti 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1. Combine beef, cheese, caraway seeds, snipped parsley, green pepper, eggs, 2 teaspoons of the salt, and pepper.' Mix thoroughly. Shape into little meat balls, about 1 inch in diameter.
2. Heat salad oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Put garlic in hot oil. Brown meat balls on all sides in hot oil. Add chopped onion and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.
3. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar, remaining 2 teaspoons salt and bay leaves. Cover tightly and simmer very slowly about 1 1/2 hours. Stir occasionally.
4. Serve meat balls and sauce over hot cooked spaghetti. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 336 Calories from Fat 203

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g34.8%

Saturated Fat 8 g39.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 82.2 mg27.4%

Sodium 858.1 mg35.8%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.8%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 18 g35.3%

Vitamin A 31.1% Vitamin C 49.9%

Calcium 12.5% Iron 19.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Meat Balls And Spaghetti Recipe