Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs Recipe

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Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs
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  1. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, parsley, Parmesan, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, garlic powder and beaten egg. Mix well and form into 12 balls. Store, covered, in refrigerator until needed.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, saute onion and garlic in olive oil until onion is translucent. Stir in tomatoes, salt, sugar and bay leaf. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 90 minutes. Stir in tomato paste, basil, 1/2 teaspoon pepper and meatballs and simmer 30 minutes more. Serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 292.09 Kcal (1223 kJ)
Calories from fat 135.29 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.03g 23%
Cholesterol 74.88mg 25%
Sodium 985.83mg 41%
Potassium 431.87mg 9%
Total Carbs 17.81g 6%
Sugars 3.2g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1.82g 7%
Protein 20.25g 41%
Vitamin C 4.9mg 8%
Iron 2.9mg 16%
Calcium 71.9mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 193.56 Kcal (810 kJ)
Calories from fat 89.66 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.96g 23%
Cholesterol 49.62mg 25%
Sodium 653.3mg 41%
Potassium 286.2mg 9%
Total Carbs 11.81g 6%
Sugars 2.12g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1.21g 7%
Protein 13.42g 41%
Vitamin C 3.2mg 8%
Iron 1.9mg 16%
Calcium 47.6mg 7%

* 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

  • 6.7
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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