INGREDIENTS
Servings: 6
Dried parsley 
1 tbsp
Parmesan cheese, grated
1 tbsp
Lean ground beef 
1 lb
Bread crumbs 
1 cup
Ground black pepper 
1/4 tsp
Garlic powder 
1/8 tsp
Garlic, minced 
5 cloves
Olive oil 
1/4 cup
Egg, beaten 
1
Onion, chopped
3/4 cup
Tomatoes, peeled 
2 (28 oz) cans
Basil, dried
3/4 tsp
Ground black pepper 
1/2 tsp
Salt 
2 tsps
White sugar 
1 tsp
Bay leaf 
1
Tomato paste 
1 (6 oz) can
Italian Meatballs with Sauce
Prep:
20 m
Cook:
2 h 0 m
Ready in:
2 h 20 m
DIRECTIONS
  1. Mix beef, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, breadcrumbs, dried parsley, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, and egg in a bowl. Form the mixture into 12 balls. 
  2. Saute onion and garlic in olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat until onion is translucent. Add peeled tomatoes. sugar, and bay leaf. Season with salt. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 90 minutes, covered. Add tomato paste, 1/2 tsp pepper, basil, and 12 meatballs. Continue cooking for half an hour. Serve with spaghetti. Enjoy your authentic Italian Meatballs! 
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