Makes 6 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups pasta, 4–5 meatballs, and about 1 3/4 cups sauce)
1. For sauce, heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and peppers, and cook 7 minutes or until tender. Add garlic, and cook 2 minutes more.
2. Add ripe tomato and remaining 7 sauce ingredients (through crushed pepper); stir. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to a simmer, and cover and cook 20 minutes.
3. Preheat broiler.
4. For meatballs, stir together meats, egg whites, breadcrumbs, and salt and pepper in a large bowl until just combined. (Don't overwork.) Using slightly wet hands, form 1-ounce (walnut-size) meatballs and place on a baking sheet. Broil 4 inches from flame, turning, 2–3 minutes or until browned.
5. Add meatballs to sauce; cover and simmer 30 minutes. Divide cooked pasta, sauce, and meatballs among 6 bowls. Garnish each with 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese.