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2008-01-09

Traditional Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipes

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Traditional Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipes. Hot and Healty.

Ingredients.SERVES 6

1 pound Spaghetti, Linguine or Thin Spaghetti, uncooked

Meatballs

4 slices white bread
1/2 cup skim milk
2 large egg whites
8 oz. ground turkey
8 oz. extra lean ground beef
1/4 cup grated Romano cheese
1 tbsp. minced fresh basil or 1 tsp. dried basil
1 tsp. minced fresh oregano or 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper

Sauce

1 recipe Basic Tomato Sauce (see recipe below)
1 tsp. vegetable oil, divided

Directions

1.Put the bread into a medium mixing bowl and pour the milk over it. Let sit 5 minutes.
   Add the egg whites, ground turkey, ground beef, Romano cheese, basil, oregano, salt
  and pepper. Knead the mixture with your hands until it is smooth. To prevent sticking,
  dip your hands into cool water before forming each meatball. Form mixture into 30 1 1/2
  inch balls.

2.Pour the tomato sauce into a large, heavy-bottom saucepan and bring to a simmer over
   low heat. Warm 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil in a large non-stick skillet. Add half the meat
   -balls to the skillet and brown them on all sides. Spoon the meatballs into the tomato
  sauce. Add the remaining 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil to the skillet and brown the rest of
  the meatballs, then add them to the sauce. Simmer, stirring, for 20 minutes.

3.While sauce is simmering, prepare pasta according to package directions; drain. Transfer
   to a large serving bowl. Remove bay leaves from sauce; pour sauce over pasta and serve.


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