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Homemade Spaghetti and Meatballs

 Homemade Spaghetti and Meatballs
Cooking is one of my favorite hobbies and I do the cooking for my family more then my wife. She loves it!—Matt Walter, Grand Rapids, Michigan
8-10 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 3 hours

Ingredients

  • SAUCE:
  • 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 2-2/3 cups water
  • 1 can (12 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, undrained
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Pinch pepper
  • MEATBALLS:
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/3 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • Hot cooked spaghetti

Directions

  • In a large Dutch oven or kettle, combine all sauce ingredients.

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Homemade Spaghetti and Meatballs (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Simmer, uncovered, for 2 hours. In a bowl, combine the eggs, onion,
  • garlic salt and pepper; crumble beef over mixture and mix well.
  • Shape into small meatballs; brown in a skillet, a few at a time. Add
  • meatballs to sauce and simmer for 1 hour. Serve over spaghetti.
  • Yield: 8-10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 266 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 103 mg cholesterol, 807 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 22 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.