If desired, freeze leftovers in single servings--spaghetti, three meatballs, and sauce.

M.B. Quesenberry, Dugspur, Virginia
Recipe by Southern Living March 2007

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prep:
20 mins
bake:
15 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
55 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine ground round, 1 Tbsp. onion, and next 2 ingredients in a large bowl just until blended. Gently shape meat mixture into 18 (1 1/2-inch) balls.

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  • Place a lightly greased rack in an aluminum foil-lined broiler pan. Arrange meatballs on rack.

  • Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until browned. (Centers will be slightly pink.)

  • Prepare pasta according to package directions. Keep warm.

  • Cook chili powder in hot oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat, stirring constantly, 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and next 3 ingredients. Gently stir meatballs into tomato mixture. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes. Gently stir in beans, and cook 3 more minutes. Serve immediately with spaghetti and desired toppings.

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