Aunt Nancy’s Meatball Sauce

Aunt Nancy’s Meatball Sauce

  • Preparation 45 min
  • Cooking 2 h 45 min
  • Servings 12
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Ingredients

  • SAUCE

    • 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) olive oil
    • 2 cans 28 ounces (796 ml) whole plum tomatoes
    • 3 cans 5.5 ounces (156 ml) tomato paste
    • 4 1/2 cups (1.125 litres) water
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 4 Italian sausages
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) fresh basil, chopped
    • Salt and pepper
    • 3 cups (750 ml) crust-less bread, cubed
    • 1 cup (250 ml) hot water
    • 1 1/2 lb (750g) ground beef
    • 1 1/2 lb (750g) ground veal
    • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 5 eggs
    • 3/4 cup (180 ml) Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, grated
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) fresh parsley, chopped
    • 2 teaspoons (10 ml) salt
    • Pepper
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) olive oil

Preparation

  • SAUCE

  • MEATBALLS

Note from Ricardo

Freezes well.

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