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Meatballs in Zesty Tomato Sauce
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Meatballs in Zesty Tomato Sauce

45 Minutes
45 Min Prep
45 Min Cook
Meatballs made with both beef and pork are served with a zesty tomato sauce in this delicious Italian-style dish.
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4 servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings
10 green onions, divided
1/2 lb. lean ground beef
1/2 lb. lean ground pork
1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
1 egg
1 Tbsp. tomato paste
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
1 tsp. chopped fresh thyme
6 cloves garlic, minced, divided
2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 yellow onion, finely chopped
1 can (28 oz.) crushed tomatoes, undrained
1/4 cup HEINZ 57 Sauce
1 Tbsp. sugar
1/4 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
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Let's Make It
1
Chop 3 green onions finely; place in large bowl. Slice remaining green onions; reserve for later use.
2
Add meats, bread crumbs, egg, tomato paste, thyme, pepper and 1/3 of the garlic to chopped onions in bowl; mix just until blended. Shape into 12 meatballs.
3
Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add meatballs; cook 10 min. or until evenly browned, stirring occasionally. Remove meatballs from skillet, reserving drippings in skillet; set meatballs aside.
4
Add yellow onions to reserved drippings; cook on low heat 5 min., stirring occasionally. Add remaining garlic; cook and stir 1 min. Stir in tomatoes, 57 Sauce and sugar; mix well. Bring to boil on medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.
5
Add meatballs to tomato mixture in skillet; simmer on low heat 8 to 10 min. or until meatballs are done (160ºF), stirring occasionally. Stir in reserved green onions; simmer 2 min., stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with cheese.
Kitchen Tips
Serving Suggestion
Serve over hot cooked pasta or rice.
Serving Suggestion
Serve with a bagged green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Dressing, such as Italian or Ranch.
Nutrition
Calories
430
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g
24%
Saturated Fat 6g
30%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 125mg
42%
Sodium 870mg
38%
Total Carbohydrates 34g
12%
Dietary Fibers 6g
21%
Sugars 20g
40%
Protein 33g
66%
Vitamin A
20%
Vitamin C
45%
Calcium
20%
Iron
30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
4 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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