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Meatball Spaghetti Sauce

Rated as 3.97 out of 5 Stars
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"Tasty seasoned meatballs simmered in a flavorful red sauce. For a creamier sauce, substitute milk for the water."
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Ingredients

1 h 30 m servings 375
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. To make meatballs: Combine in a bowl ground beef, bread crumbs, milk, egg, garlic, onions, salt, parsley and pepper; mix well. Roll into 1 inch balls and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat; add meatballs and cook gently so they stay whole and are lightly browned.
  3. To make the sauce: Mix together tomato soup, water, lemon juice, salt, parsley, basil, sage, thyme and cayenne pepper in a large saucepan, add meatballs and simmer for 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 375 calories; 18.9 32.3 19.9 79 1433 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Here is the solution to keep your meatballs from falling apart: place the raw meatballs on a 9 x 11 baking pan and bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes. When cool, I place them in a colander a...

Most helpful critical review

Personally I thought this lacked flavor and the meatballs were mushy. The sauce was not thick and I will never make this again!

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Here is the solution to keep your meatballs from falling apart: place the raw meatballs on a 9 x 11 baking pan and bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes. When cool, I place them in a colander a...

I only used the meatball recipe since I already have a spaghetti sauce recipe. Thank you so AgentLucy for her suggestions for how to cook the meatballs; it saved me a lot of trouble. I used 3/4 ...

I only made the meatballs and they were great! However, I didn't add the milk and I added crushed red pepper, italian seasoning, fennel seed, and little olive oil. I also cooked them in a skil...

The meatballs were great! I sautéed the meatballs in olive oil before adding to my sauce (I only made the meatballs from the recipe and combined it with my own sauce) because I saw the previous ...

Like most reviewers, I only made the meatballs - AgentLucy style. Added in Penzey's Pasta Sprinkle and LOTS more of the recommended spices. (Shorted the milk, as well - didn't measure, just sp...

This is THE best recipe for spaghetti and meatballs I have ever found. My daughter loved it and she HATES spaghetti. Thanks so much for submitting it France :o)

The meatballs were delicious.

Personally I thought this lacked flavor and the meatballs were mushy. The sauce was not thick and I will never make this again!

I only made the meatballs, using one large onion, and my family and I thought they were great. I also used about 2tsp dried garlic instead of fresh galic cloves.