“The BEST spaghetti & meatballs recipe we've ever had. I got this from an Italian friend and it's extremely easy. You'll never want to make it any other way after trying this.”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
8-10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix together ground beef, Italian sausage, 1 tsp minced garlic, a sprinkle of fennel seed, small onion, dash of garlic salt, dash of pepper, dash of salt, 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning, bread crumbs, eggs.
  2. Roll into balls and bake at 350 degrees until done (about 20 minutes).
  3. Sauté in 4 1/2 QT or bigger pan, medium onion, 1/2 TBL chopped garlic, chopped fennel in olive oil until onion is tender. Add 1 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning, tomato paste, chopped tomatoes, tomato sauce, red wine, 1 tsp fennel seed, dash of garlic powder, dash of salt & pepper and 1 TBL sugar.
  4. Add the meatballs when they're done baking.
  5. Let simmer for an hour or more. Pan will be very full. I usually use a little less tomato sauce, so it's not so full.
  6. Serve over spaghetti noodles.

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