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Pepperoni Meatballs
Homemade Spaghetti Sauce
Pepperoni Meatballs and Spaghetti with Homemade Sauce
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3.0 hours
4
Adjust servings
dairy-free
(?)
Has dairy from:
parmigiano reggiano
parmesan cheese
gluten-free
(?)
Has gluten from:
spaghetti (dry)
panko bread crumb
kid friendly
has meat
(?)
Has meat from:
pepperoni sausage
ground beef (7% fat)
ground pork (4% fat)
has pasta
(?)
Has pasta from:
spaghetti (dry)
has seafood
mediterranean
(?)
Not Mediterranean due to:
parmigiano reggiano
vegan
(?)
Not vegan due to:
spaghetti (dry)
pepperoni sausage
ground beef (7% fat)
ground pork (4% fat)
parmigiano reggiano
parmesan cheese
honey
vegetarian
(?)
Not vegetarian due to:
pepperoni sausage
ground beef (7% fat)
ground pork (4% fat)
parmigiano reggiano
pescetarian
(?)
Not pescetarian due to:
pepperoni sausage
ground beef (7% fat)
parmigiano reggiano
paleo
(?)
Not paleo due to:
spaghetti (dry)
panko bread crumb
parmigiano reggiano
parmesan cheese
honey
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MAIN RECIPE INGREDIENTS
Amount
Measure
Ingredient
 
1
lb
 
 
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INGREDIENTS FOR: PEPPERONI MEATBALLS
Amount
Measure
Ingredient
 
1
cup
 
1/4
cups
1 small handful.
 
2
cloves
2 diced for meatballs.
 
1/2
whole
diced.
 
1
lb
 
1/2
lbs
 
3/4
cups
 
1/2
cups
 
1
tsp
 
1
tsp
 
1
tsp
 
1/2
tsp
 
1/2
tsp
1/2 tsp for meatballs, 1 tsp for sauce.
 
 
INGREDIENTS FOR: HOMEMADE SPAGHETTI SAUCE
Amount
Measure
Ingredient
 
4
cloves
 
1
whole
Finely chopped.
 
1/2
tsp
 
1 1/2
tsp
1/2 tsp for meatballs, 1 tsp for sauce.
 
1/4
cups
 
1
stalk
Finely diced.
 
3
sprigs
Stems removed.
 
2
tbsp
 
3/4
cups
 
3
cans
Peeled, pureed in a blender. Use three 14.5oz cans here or one and a half 28 ounce cans.
 
1/4
cups
Grated.
 
2
leaves
 
1
tbsp
 
2
tsp
 
1 1/2
tbsp
 
 
PREPARATION
MAKING THE MEATBALLS
1.
Follow the steps in the Dependent Recipes section to make the pepperoni meatballs.
MAKING THE SAUCE
2.
Follow the steps in the Dependent Recipes section to make the homemade spaghetti sauce.
TO SERVE
3.
Cook the dried spaghetti until it's a couple of minutes before al dente.
4.
Drain and transfer to a large pot, then add enough sauce to generously cover the spaghetti.
5.
Cook for another 2 min until the sauce is slightly reduced and coating every pasta, then transfer to a serving plate with the meatballs on top.
6.
Scatter more chopped parsley and a generous amount of grated parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.
DEPENDENT RECIPES:
1.
This dependent recipe has a "yields ratio" of 1. This means that for every 1 serving of the main recipe you're making, make 1 serving of the dependent recipe.
2.
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NOTES, TIPS, TRICKS, HINTS, ETC:
Note that in the instructions for making the sauce, one step is to add the meatballs to the sauce and let them simmer on the stove. (This is optional of course).
THIS RECIPE CAN BE CUSTOMIZED
1.
Make it Gluten Free!
 
A gluten-free variant of this recipe can be made. Just substitute gluten-free elbow spaghetti (dry) for spaghetti (dry).
2.
Make it Wheat Free!
 
A wheat-free variant of this recipe can be made. Just substitute gluten-free elbow spaghetti (dry) for spaghetti (dry).
 
NUTRITION
This recipe has the following nutrient totals:
Calories 1798
Protein 76.8 g
Carbohydrates 132 g
Iron 2.12 mg
Fiber 10.3 g
Calcium 49.2 mg
(plus many more nutrients)
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