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Spaghetti With Meatballs

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  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), pressed
  Tomato sauce 2 Can (20 oz)
  Tomato puree 1 Can (10 oz)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Minced fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Italian herbs 2 Teaspoon
  Dried basil 1 Teaspoon
  Dried marjoram 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 4 Quart
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Spaghetti 1 Pound, uncooked
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (As Required)
For meatballs
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Ground pork 1⁄2 Pound
  Eggs 2 , slightly beaten
  Fine breadcrumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Minced fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  White wine 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), pressed
  Dried oregano 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried basil 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon

In a large heavy pot, heat olive oil.
Saute onion and garlic until onion is golden.
Add tomato sauce, tomato puree, 1 cup water, parsley, 1 teaspoon salt, oregano, Italian herbs, basil, marjoram, bay leaf and pepper.
Bring to a boil and reduce heat.
Cover and simmer 45 minutes.
Prepare Meatballs; add to sauce.
Cover and simmer 20 minutes longer.
Bring 3 quarts water to a rapid boil in a heavy 5 quart pot or Dutch oven.
Add 1 tablespoon salt and vegetable oil.
Gradually add spaghetti, being sure water continues to boil.
Cook spaghetti uncovered until tender but firm, stirring occasionally.
Serve with hot meatball sauce.
Top with grated Parmesan cheese.
Makes 8 servings.
Meatballs: In a large bowl, mix ground beef, ground pork, eggs, breadcrumbs, parsley, Parmesan cheese, wine, garlic, salt, pepper, oregano, basil and baking soda.
Shape into 24 meatballs.
Heat butter and oil in a large skillet.
Fry meatballs over low heat, turning to brown on all sides, about 20 minutes.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 680 Calories from Fat 342

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g59%

Saturated Fat 12.9 g64.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 128.2 mg42.7%

Sodium 1384.8 mg57.7%

Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.6%

Sugars 6.7 g

Protein 30 g59.4%

Vitamin A 28.2% Vitamin C 37.8%

Calcium 21.6% Iron 36.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spaghetti With Meatballs Recipe