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Old Fashioned Spaghetti and Meatballs

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  Ground round 1 Pound
  Soft white breadcrumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Minced fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Minced onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned no salt added whole tomatoes 58 Ounce, chopped (Undrained, 4 Cans, 14 1/2 Ounce Each)
  Canned no salt added tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 Can)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried crushed red pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Spaghetti 12 Ounce (Uncooked)

Combine first 9 ingredients, stirring well.
Shape mixture into 18 (1 1/2-inch) balls.
Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray.
Place over medium-high heat until hot.
Add meatballs; cook 10 minutes or until browned on all sides, turning occasionally.
Remove meatballs from skillet.
Drain and pat dry with paper towels.
Coat a Dutch oven with cooking spray; add oil.
Place over medium heat until hot.
Add onion; saute 5 minutes or until onion is tender.
Add tomato and next 3 ingredients; cover and cook 30 minutes, stirring often.
Add meatballs, and cook 30 additional minutes.
Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.
Place in a large serving bowl.
To serve, spoon meatball mixture over pasta.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3643 Calories from Fat 845

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 94 g145.3%

Saturated Fat 37.8 g188.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 319.6 mg106.5%

Sodium 2795 mg116.5%

Total Carbohydrates 506 g168.7%

Dietary Fiber 14.5 g57.9%

Sugars 51.2 g

Protein 176 g351.6%

Vitamin A 95.7% Vitamin C 153.8%

Calcium 175.8% Iron 107.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Old Fashioned Spaghetti And Meatballs Recipe