Best Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

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  1. In a Dutch oven over medium heat, saute onions in oil. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add the water, tomato sauce and paste, parsley, basil, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 50 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the first seven meatball ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls.
  3. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown meatballs in batches in oil until no longer pink; drain. Add to sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour or until flavors are blended, stirring occasionally. Serve with spaghetti. Yield: 12-16 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 306.13 Kcal (1282 kJ)
Calories from fat 140.6 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.62g 24%
Cholesterol 144.14mg 48%
Sodium 1532.68mg 64%
Potassium 448.04mg 10%
Total Carbs 9.7g 3%
Sugars 3.63g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1.06g 4%
Protein 32.22g 64%
Vitamin C 5.3mg 9%
Iron 2.3mg 13%
Calcium 193.1mg 19%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 112.54 Kcal (471 kJ)
Calories from fat 51.69 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.74g 24%
Cholesterol 52.99mg 48%
Sodium 563.44mg 64%
Potassium 164.71mg 10%
Total Carbs 3.57g 3%
Sugars 1.33g 15%
Dietary Fiber 0.39g 4%
Protein 11.85g 64%
Vitamin C 1.9mg 9%
Iron 0.8mg 13%
Calcium 71mg 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.2
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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