Sicilian Tomato Pasta Sauce with Meatballs

Sicilian Tomato Pasta Sauce with Meatballs


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This is enough Sicilian pasta sauce to feed an army! Perfect for family reunions and other large gatherings. Just prepare it and you'll see that when dinner time comes everyone's mouths will be watering because of the great smell.


Serves: 20 

  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 (800g) tins tomato puree or passata
  • 4 (185g) tins tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1 kg beef mince
  • 500g pork mince
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:4hours  ›  Ready in:4hours30min 

  1. In a large pot mix together garlic, tomato puree, tomato paste, parsley and basil. Bring sauce to a boil and then turn down the heat and simmer.
  2. In a large bowl mix together the beef mince, pork mince, bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, garlic powder and parsley. Shape into balls the size of a child's fist. In a frypan, fry meatballs in hot olive oil until brown. Add to sauce mixture. Simmer over low heat for four hours.

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