Sammy davis jr.'s spaghetti & meatballs

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 larges Yellow onions; coarsely
\N \N Grated
1 large Green pepper; coarse grated
¼ cup Olive oil
16 ounces Tomato sauce
12 ounces Tomato paste
⅓ cup Water
1 \N Garlic clove; peeled
1 medium Bay leaf
½ teaspoon Basil
½ teaspoon Oregano
1 teaspoon Sugar
¾ teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Freshly ground pepper
1 large Yellow onion; coarse grated
1½ pounds Lean ground round
2 \N Eggs; beaten
¼ teaspoon Garlic salt
1 teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Freshly ground pepper
\N \N Olive oil

SAUCE

MEATBALLS

SAUCE: Squeeze or strain onions; discarding juice and retaining the pulp. Saute grated onion and green pepper in olive oil 10 minutes, stirring often. Transfer to cooking pan. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Cook over low heat about 45 minutes, stirring often to prevent burning. Just before serving, remove garlic and bay leaf.

MEATBALLS: Combine all ingredients except olive oil. Mix well. Form into balls. Brown in olive oil, rotating to cook on all sides. Drain on absorbent paper before adding to the sauce. Cook spaghetti according to package direction. Spoon the sauce and meatball over the spaghetti. Top with freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Serves 8.

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