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Contadina® Baked Meatballs in Tomato Herb Sauce

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars
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"Served on hot cooked pasta with Parmesan cheese, homemade baked meatballs in a rich tomato sauce make a delicious family-favorite dinner."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 696
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil; coat with cooking spray.
  2. Combine 1/2 can tomato paste, egg, 1 tsp. each basil and oregano, onion powder, garlic powder and pepper in a large bowl. Stir in bread crumbs, Parmesan and raisins.
  3. Mix in turkey with hands or a large spoon until mixture is combined well. Shape into 16 meatballs, about 1 1/2-inches in diameter. Bake 20 minutes or until browned and cooked through (165 degrees F internal temperature).
  4. Meanwhile, stir together remaining tomato paste, diced tomatoes, 1 tsp. each oregano and basil, sugar and salt in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes. Add baked meatballs to sauce and simmer 5 minutes for flavors to blend. Serve meatballs and sauce over pasta with Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Footnotes

  • * Three slices firm white bread, crusts removed, yield about 1 1/2 cups fresh bread crumbs.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 696 calories; 23.8 85.5 34.4 108 728 Full nutrition

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I like my sauce thicker and less "chunky" but overall was easy to prepare and my kids liked the meatballs. I left out the raisins - it seemed like an odd addition to me but what do I know? I th...

So far so amazing! I only omitted the raisins and it turned out great. I made my BALLS larger than recommended (no pun intended lol) and used my own sauce and it turned out great.