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Hearty Italian Meatballs

Blogger Angie McGowan of Eclectic Recipes makes flavorful, versatile meatballs with ground beef, Italian sausage and a homemade marinara sauce.

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  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Meatballs

1
teaspoon olive oil
1
large onion, finely chopped (1 cup)
1
lb bulk Italian pork sausage
1
lb ground beef
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
egg
1/2
cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs
1/3
cup milk
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon pepper

Marinara Sauce

1
teaspoon olive oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic whole tomatoes with basil, undrained
1
tablespoon tomato paste
1
teaspoon salt

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In small skillet, heat 1 teaspoon oil over medium heat. Cook 1 cup onion in oil, stirring occasionally, until tender. Remove from heat; cool.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix onion and remaining meatball ingredients just until combined. Shape into tablespoon-size meatballs. Place in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until no longer pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center of meatball reads 160°F.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in Dutch oven or large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook 1/2 cup onion in oil, stirring occasionally, until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 to 2 minutes longer. Add tomatoes, tomato paste and salt. Cook 5 minutes, breaking up tomatoes.
  • 5 Add cooked meatballs to sauce. Simmer 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce is thickened.

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