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Tiana Nobile: My Grandma’s Meatballs I was raised on these meatballs, and literally no one else’s (my mother’s, my aunts’, any fancy restaurant’s) ever came close. My grandmother gave me this recipe a few years back, and it was only recently that I felt the courage to take it on. I’ll proudly admit that mine are pretty darn good ;). My grandma passed away this year at 93 years old, and the idea of making this recipe public might have her turning in her grave, but they’re so delicious and a batch will feed you for days! (spaghetti and meatballs, meatball sandwiches, meatball banh mi, italian wedding soup, casseroles, etc etc etc) (This recipe can also easily be halved and still produce a substantial number of meatballs. A half batch will serve 4-6 people.) meatball: 3 pounds ground beef 3 eggs 1/2 cup pecorino romano 1-2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 1 cup italian style bread crumbs 1/4 cup water salt and pepper red sauce: olive oil 3-4 28 oz. cans of tomatoes (diced if you like it a little chunky, crushed if you like it smoother) as many cloves as you want of garlic, minced (I generally do 4-7, depending on the size. I love garlic) 1 large yellow onion, chopped 1-2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped salt, pepper, oregano, thyme, rosemary, crushed red pepper

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Sauce 1. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Sauté the chopped onion until they are soft and slightly translucent but not brown. Add garlic. When garlic is fragrant, stir in parsley, salt and pepper. 2. Pour in cans of tomato sauce and stir. Add seasoning (oregano, thyme, rosemary, crushed red pepper). Bring to a boil, then simmer.

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