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Spaghetti with Vegetarian Meat Balls

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Ingredients
  Onions 3 , diced
  Mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound, sliced
  Olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Canned tomatoes 30 Ounce (1 No. 2 1/2 Can)
  Tomato paste 1 Can (10 oz)
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onions 2 , chopped
  Celery stalks 1 , chopped
  Carrots 3 , grated
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Eggs 5 , beaten
  Matzo meal 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cooked green peas 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Kosher salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Spaghetti 1 Pound, cooked, drained
  Grated swiss cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) Take a skillet and heat oil in it. Add mushrooms and onions. Cook for about 10 minutes.
2) Add tomato paste, tomatoes and oregano.
3) Cover and cook over low heat for about 1 hour.
4) Adjust the seasonings, if required.
5) Take a saucepan and heat half the butter in it. Add onions, carrots and celery. Cook for about 15 minutes. Let stand to cool completely.
6) Add 1 cup matzo meal, eggs, peas, pepper and salt. Shape the mixture to small balls.
7) Roll the prepared balls in the remaining matzo meal.
8) Take a heavy skillet and melt remaining butter in it. Add the balls and fry until brown.

SERVING
9) Place the meat balls over spaghetti and pour the sauce. Serve with grated cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Dish: 
Noodle
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Meat
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
95 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1411 Calories from Fat 395

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69.1%

Saturated Fat 17.6 g87.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 319.9 mg106.6%

Sodium 992.1 mg41.3%

Total Carbohydrates 217 g72.5%

Dietary Fiber 19.3 g77.3%

Sugars 24.6 g

Protein 50 g100.3%

Vitamin A 237.5% Vitamin C 106.1%

Calcium 33.5% Iron 69.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Spaghetti With Vegetarian Meat Balls Recipe