How to Make Sunday Sauce with Meatballs
Large Stock Pot
32 oz can
Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)
salt and pepper to taste
See Recipe Below
Sweet Italian Sausage
Pre-heat oven to 400
Saute garlic in EVOO over medium high heat
When the garlic releases that smell (about 30 seconds), add crushed tomatoes
Season with oregano, basil, salt and pepper. Taste as you go - the amounts recommended above or estimates.
Heat for a few minutes, then allow to simmer
Place sausage on a baking sheet.
Pierce sausages with a fork
Bake for 30 minutes
Remove from oven, then add to tomato sauce
Make meatballs and add to same baking sheet.
Bake meatballs for 25 minutes
Remove from oven then add to sauce
Simmer all day stirring pot occasionally
Heat up and serve with your favorite pasta or make sandwiches
The sausage can be browned and cooked on the stovetop too. For me, it's less messy to bake it in the oven. I've also grilled them before and then dropped them in the sauce.
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