Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Save to BigOven Ingredients 1/2 pound ground pork 1/2 pound ground beef 2 Egg 2 Onion 4 Cloves Garlic 1 tbsp parsley 1 tbsp basil 2 tbsp. Cooking Oil 1 cup bread crumbs 1/2 cup parmesan cheese 1/2 cup water 2 cans of tomatoes Salt, Pepper Instructions Grate the onion, garlic, and parmesan. You can use the same grater for this. Finely chop the parsley and basil. Mix half the onion and garlic, the meat, spices, bread, cheese, and eggs until well mixed. Add water as needed to help the mixture stick together. This should make 16 medium-sized balls. Heat 1 tbsp of cooking oil and fry the meatballs until browned. In a saucepot heat the other tbsp of oil and saute the remaining onion and garlic. Add the tomatoes to the saucepot along with salt and pepper to taste. Add the meatballs to the pot and simmer on low until heated through. You can let the meatballs simmer for up to an hour, but 15 minutes will suffice.
Amount Per Serving:
Calories 610.44 kcal % Daily Value* Total Fat 38.96 g 59.9% Saturated Fat 13.39 g 67% Trans Fat 0.7 g Cholesterol 173.7 mg 57.9% Sodium 881.88 mg 36.7% Total Carbohydrate 30.39 g 10.1% Dietary Fiber 4.19 g 16.8% Sugars 7.01 g Protein 33.93 g
Vitamin A 11.23 % Vitamin C 21.46 % Calcium 35.43 % Iron 23.54 %
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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Everyone will be filled up and will enjoy its classic food meatballs in tomato sauce flavors. Tomatoes have a slight acidic bite, which will pair well with red wines that have a nice acidic kick as well.
If you’re looking for some additional flavor in this dish, reduce a cup of red wine down to a 1/4 of liquid. Add this to the tomato sauce.
Here are our suggestions for wine to pair this dish with:
Valpolicella Bardolino Rossi di Montalcino Rossi di Montepulciano