Meatballs in tomato sauce

This recipe of meatballs with delicious spices drizzled with tomato sauce is the perfect meal to serve on any occasion, especially at a family lunch!

Meatballs in tomato sauce on a platter

Going to invite your family for lunch? Try making this delicious recipe of meatballs seasoned with delicious spices and cooked in a delicious tomato sauce.
These meatballs can be served with spaghetti, mashed potatoes or rice. Your family will love this recipe! Bon appetit!!!

Meatballs in tomato sauce on a platter

INGREDIENTS FOR MEATBALLS IN TOMATO SAUCE

Here you'll find all the ingredients needed to make this recipe:

  • Ground pork and ground beef - Ground pork and ground beef mixed with delicious spices.
  • Nutmeg, chopped garlic, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and breadcrumbs - For seasoning the meat.
  • Egg yolk - Adds creaminess to meatballs.
  • Olive oil, tomato cut into small chunks, chopped onion and oregano - To cook the meatballs.
  • Red wine - For the meatballs sauce.
  • Salt - Highlights all the other flavors.

Below you’ll find the correct measurement of all ingredients and the step-by-step guide for this recipe.

HOW TO MAKE MEATBALLS IN TOMATO SAUCE

Step 1: Mix the beef with the pork. Season with salt, nutmeg, pepper, chopped garlic, breadcrumbs, Worcestershire sauce and egg yolk. Ground meat seasoned with salt, nutmeg, pepper, chopped garlic, Worcestershire sauce, egg yolk and breadcrumbs on a large glass bowl Mix well the seasonings in the meat. Ground meat mixed with salt, nutmeg, pepper, chopped garlic, Worcestershire sauce, egg yolk and breadcrumbs on a large glass bowl Mold with your hands small portions of the meat in the shape of balls and set aside. Meatballs on a plate Meatballs on a plate

Step 2: In a large saucepan, add the peeled tomatoes cut into chunks, chopped onion, oregano and the olive oil. Cook on a low heat until the tomato start to break down. Add the meatballs and drizzle with red wine. Cover the pan with a lid and simmer for about 30 minutes.

Step 3: Turn off the heat and serve the meatballs with white rice or spaghetti.

Meatballs in tomato sauce

RECIPE VIDEO:

Meatballs in tomato sauce

Meatballs in tomato sauce on a platter

This recipe of meatballs with delicious spices drizzled with tomato sauce is the perfect meal to serve on any occasion, especially at a family lunch!

4.60 from 5 reviews


    Category:Main dishes, Meat, Recipes, Videos
    Cuisine: ,
    Difficulty:
    Servings: 4
    Prep Time:15 m
    Cook Time:50 m
    Total Time:1:05 h

    Ingredients

    • 300 grams (10 1/2 ounces) ground pork
    • 300 grams (10 1/2 ounces) ground beef
    • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 3 cloves of garlic
    • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
    • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
    • 4 medium ripe tomatoes
    • 150 ml (2/3 cup) red wine
    • 1 large onion
    • 1 tablespoon oregano
    • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
    • 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
    • 1 teaspoon salt

    Directions

    1. Mix the beef with the pork. Season with salt, nutmeg, pepper, chopped garlic, breadcrumbs, Worcestershire sauce and egg yolk. Mix well the seasonings in the meat. Mold with your hands small portions of the meat in the shape of balls and set aside.
    2. In a large saucepan, add the peeled tomatoes cut into chunks, chopped onion, oregano and the olive oil. Cook on a low heat until the tomato start to break down, stirring occasionally. Add the meatballs and drizzle with red wine. Cover the pan with a lid and simmer for about 30 minutes.
    3. Turn off the heat and serve the meatballs with white rice or spaghetti.
    Meatballs in tomato sauce
    Nutrition facts
    Serves 4
    Per Serving:
    % DAILY VALUE
    Calories 456
    Total Fat 21 g(27%)
    Saturated Fat 5 g(25%)
    Cholesterol 174 mg(58%)
    Sodium 752 mg(33%)
    Total Carbohydrate 14.5 g(5%)
    Protein 45.5 g
     

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