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Grandma's Italian Meatball
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12 INGREDIENTS • 12 STEPS • 2HRS 30MINS

Grandma's Italian Meatball

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Grandma's Italian meatball recipe is the ultimate comfort food dish to share! Tender and juicy meatballs are simmered in a simple yet rich tomato sauce and placed over spaghetti noodles or the pasta of your liking.
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Jessica Gavin
I'm Jessica Gavin, a certified culinary scientist and I like to make simple family friendly recipes while sharing knowledge of food science.
http://www.jessicagavin.com/
Grandma's Italian meatball recipe is the ultimate comfort food dish to share! Tender and juicy meatballs are simmered in a simple yet rich tomato sauce and placed over spaghetti noodles or the pasta of your liking.
2HRS 30MINS
Total Time
$1.76
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
us / metric
Olive Oil
4 Tbsp
Yellow Onion
1 cup
Yellow Onion, minced
Garlic
6 cloves
Garlic, minced
Tomato Paste
2/3 cup
Tomato Paste
80/20 Lean Ground Beef
2 lb
80/20 Lean Ground Beef
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1 tsp
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Parmesan Cheese
1/2 cup
Parmesan Cheese, freshly grated
Italian-Style Breadcrumbs
1 cup
Italian-Style Breadcrumbs
Fresh Basil
to taste
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
364
Fat
23.2 g
Protein
19.5 g
Carbs
20.6 g
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I'm Jessica Gavin, a certified culinary scientist and I like to make simple family friendly recipes while sharing knowledge of food science.
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Author's Notes

You can adapt this recipe for a 6-quart slow cooker. Add the sauce ingredients to the slow cooker and broiled meatballs. Cook on high 3 hours, or 6 hours on low.
Cooking InstructionsHide images
step 1
Heat Olive Oil (4 Tbsp) over medium low heat and sauté Yellow Onion (1/2 cup) and Garlic (4 cloves) until onions are translucent, 3 minutes.
step 2
Add Tomato Paste (2/3 cup) and stir well. Add Canned Crushed Tomatoes (7 cups) and simmer 30 minutes.
step 3
Tags
Shellfish-Free
Italian
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