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Pasta Sauce With Meatballs

  Shortening/Olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chopped green pepper 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Meatballs 12 Ounce
  Sausage links 5 Ounce (1 Package, Little Links)
  Canned tomato paste 48 Ounce (4 Cans Of 12 Ounce Each)
  Tomato paste 4 Can (40 oz)
  Garlic powder 1 Teaspoon
  Dried parsley flakes 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated romano cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)

In large skillet, heat shortening to 1/2 inch depth.
Brown onion and green pepper together.
Remove with slotted spoon and place in crock pot.
Brown meatballs in shortening remaining in skillet.
Turn carefully to brown all sides.
Remove browned meatballs with slotted spoon, draining excess grease.
Place in crock pot.
Brown sausages in same skillet; drain on absorbent towels.
Place in crock pot.
Drain grease from skillet, leaving only enough to coat the bottom.
Add tomato paste and cook over low heat to brown (bright red color will become dull red).
Stir constantly to prevent burning.
Add 2 cans water, 1 can at a time, thoroughly rinsing each can; stir to blend.
Pour over meatballs and sausages in crock pot.
Add remaining cans water to crock pot.
Add remaining ingredients; blend carefully so as not to tear meatballs.
Cover and cook on high setting for 4 to 6 hours, stirring occasionally (or on low setting for 8 to 12 hours).

Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Crock Pot

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4208 Calories from Fat 1418

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 158 g242.8%

Saturated Fat 49.4 g247.1%

Trans Fat 8.2 g

Cholesterol 206.1 mg68.7%

Sodium 7169.9 mg298.7%

Total Carbohydrates 564 g188.1%

Dietary Fiber 130.5 g522.1%

Sugars 332.6 g

Protein 236 g471.2%

Vitamin A 826.9% Vitamin C 1436%

Calcium 246.8% Iron 607.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Pasta Sauce With Meatballs Recipe