• prep: 45 min
  • cook: 3 hr
  • total: 3 hr 45 min
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  • Summary

    I'm sharing my family secret sauce.I also add some hot sausage to flavor the sauce with a spicy kick. Mangia! Mangia!

    Ingredients

    • MEATBALL INGREDIENTS:
    • 1 lb of ground beef 80/20 (you can mix pork for a leaner meatball)
    • 1 small chopped red or yellow onion
    • 1 egg
    • ¼ cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
    • ¼ cup Progresso Italian bread crumbs (I usually just eyeball mine so I'm giving you an estimate)
    • ¼ cup of Panko bread crumbs
    • 1 large minced garlic clove (you can use more or less of any of the ingredients)
    • 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning
    • sea salt to taste
    • pepper to taste
    • 2-3 teaspoons fresh chopped oregano
    • pinch of garlic salt
    • 3-4 Tablespoons milk
    • 3 HOT SAUSAGE LINKS/INGREDIENTS: (cooked separately to flavor sauce)
    • ¼ teaspoon minced garlic clove
    • drizzle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    • pinch sea salt
    • pinch of pepper
    • tablespoon small chopped red onion
    • SAUCE INGREDIENTS:
    • 1 large can of Dei Fratelli Sauce (add ½ can of water after emptied into pan)
    • 1 large can of Dei Fratelli Puree
    • 1 small can tomato paste (smallest can available)
    • 1 small chopped red onion
    • Sea Salt
    • Pepper
    • Italian Seasoning to taste
    • Fresh chopped Oregano to taste
    • 2 chopped basil leaves
    • approximately ½ cup of fresh grated parmesan cheese
    • 2 minced garlic cloves
    • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
    • 2 -3 teaspoons spoonfuls soft cream cheese
    • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar (add to you get your desired sweetness)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 569 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 39 g 59.95%
    • Saturated Fat: 15 g 73.26%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 103 mg 34.29%
    • Sodium: 1912 mg 79.67%
    • Calcium: 238 mg 23.81%
    • Potassium: 1040 mg 29.73%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 26.51%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 29 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 15.86%
    • Sugar: 16 g
    • Protein: 27 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 25.91%
    • Vitamin C 18.87%
    • Vitamin D 3.1%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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