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Meatballs with Tomato-Basil Cream Sauce

September 30, 2009

We’re lovin’ this meatball recipe these days. Easy as can be, plus you get two meals out of this recipe!

Prep Time: 20 min
Total Time: 38 min
Makes: 8 servings

2 lb. ground beef
1 pkg.  (6 oz.) STOVE TOP Stuffing Mix for Chicken
1-1/4 cups water
2   eggs
HEAT oven to 400ºF.

LINE 2 (15x10x1-inch) pans with foil; spray with cooking spray. Mix ingredients until blended; shape into 32 (1-1/2-inch) balls, using 1/4 cup for each.

PLACE 16 meatballs in each prepared pan. Bake 16 to 18 min. or until done (160ºF).

COMBINE half the meatballs with Tomato-Basil Cream Sauce. Cool remaining meatballs; freeze for later use.

Tomato-Basil Cream Sauce:
Mix 1 jar (14 oz.) spaghetti sauce, 2 oz. cubed Cream Cheese and 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil in large skillet; cook on medium-low heat 3 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Add 16 hot meatballs; stir to evenly coat. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup grated Parmesan Cheese before serving. Makes 4 servings, 4 meatballs and 1/3 cup sauce each.
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3 Comments leave one →
  1. Julia permalink
    September 30, 2009 5:59 pm

    Yum, looks good! Thanks for posting!

  2. October 1, 2009 2:01 pm

    yum. this sounds like something our fam would love. thanks for sharing.

  3. October 6, 2009 3:33 am

    Was just thinking this morning when I woke up about how I need to get some more variety into my diet…

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