Ciampa's Italian Red Sauce and Meatballs

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  • sauce
  • 2 yellow onions chopped
  • 2 clove(s) garlic chopped
  • 2 Italian sausage broken up
  • 3 28 oz San Mazano kitchen ready tomatoes
  • fresh basil
  • meatballs
  • 1 cup(s) parmigiana cheese
  • 1 to 1/2 cup(s) Italian Bread Crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt, onion powder, garlic powder, pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon(s) parsley
  • hot sausage


  1. Heat olive oil in large sauce pan, add onions saute 3 min, and garlic saute another 3 min, add pepper flakes if desired. Add broken pieces of sausage, cook thoroughly. Add the 3 cans of tomatoes and fresh basil. Let simmer.
  2. Meatballs

  3. Put breadcrumbs, cheese, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder in a bowl mix well. Add 3 lbs of meatball meat 1/4 lb at a time mix in breadcrumbs until all meat is used up, then add the 2 eggs and mix well. Make the meat balls and place them on a cookie sheet with whole sausage cook in oven at 350 degrees. Cook 12-15 min turn and then cook an additional 5-6 min. Add meatballs to sauce and let simmer for at least 1 hr.
January 2012

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