Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes General Recipes Meatballs with Sicilian Sauce

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      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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    • #409778

      This looks sooooo yuuuuummmmyyyyy!!!! 🙂

    • #410298

      Arron made this once using deer meat 🙂

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes General Recipes Meatballs with Sicilian Sauce