Sunday Sauce with Meatballs & Sausage

Prep Time:

20 minutes

Cooking Time:

90 minutes (Partially Covered) Simmer



Pot Size:



Sauce Ingredients

8 pork Italian sausages 2 cans 28 oz of San Marzano crushed tomatoes 1 can of 28 oz tomato puree 1 can of 6oz tomato paste 12 leaves of fresh basil 1 cup of dry red wine 4 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil 1 medium size onion, finely chopped 4 cloves of fresh garlic, finely chopped Salt and pepper to taste

Sauce Preparation

Sauté sausage in a large pot of EVOO, garlic onion, tomato paste and salt/pepper to taste. Add all ingredients above to pot and then simmer the sauce for one hour in a covered pot.

Meat Ingredients

2 lbs of ground beef 1 cup of seasoned Italian breadcrumbs 1/2 cup of fresh parsley, finely chopped 1/2 cup of grated Locatelli Romano cheese Salt and pepper to taste 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1/4 cup of onion powder 2 tbsp of garlic powder 2 eggs

Meat Preparation

In a large bowl — add 2 eggs, lightly beaten, Add all ingredients above, gently mix and combined, Wet the palm of your hands with warm water using a small bowl. This will process will keep the meatballs moist. Start rolling meatballs, roll each meatball the same desired sized. This should make about 25-30 meatballs. Place the meatballs into the sauce as it simmers and cook for 1 hour in a partial covered pot.

Buon appetito!


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