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    Star Meatballs with Sicilian Sauce

    1 pound beef brisket, chopped
    2 eggs
    3 slices white bread
    1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
    1 pinch dried parsley
    salt and pepper to taste
    3 tablespoons olive oil
    4 onion, chopped
    6 cloves garlic, chopped
    12 (3.5 ounce) links sweet Italian sausage
    1 1/2 pounds cubed beef brisket
    1/2 pound pork neck bones
    4 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste
    3 (28 ounce) cans crushed tomatoes
    1/2 cup red wine
    4 bay leaves
    1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1/4 teaspoon dried parsley

    1 teaspoon dried basil
    salt and pepper to taste
    3 (16 ounce) packages dry pasta

    For the meatballs, combine chopped meat, eggs, bread, Romano cheese, parsley and salt and pepper to taste in a medium bowl. Form golf ball-sized meatballs; place into freezer to firm up.For the sauce, heat olive oil in a large pot on medium heat. Saute onion, garlic and fry links of sausage.
    Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, brown beef chunks and pork neck bones; reserve.When onions and garlic are done, turn heat down to low. Add tomato paste; stir and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the browned beef and pork, crushed tomatoes, wine, bay leaves, cinnamon, parsley, basil and salt and pepper to taste; stir.In a large skillet over medium heat, brown meatballs; Simmer sauce over low heat for 3 to 4 hours, add meatballs and simmer for 1 hour. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. Cover pasta with sauce and meatballs, serve.
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    This looks sooooo yuuuuummmmyyyyy!!!!

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    Arron made this once using deer meat
    Tragedy, sadness, loneliness and despair taught me that life is really a beautiful thing; if it wasn't I wouldn't be able to recognize that anything was wrong - Lynn in Virginia

 

 

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