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Well Seasoned, by Becky Johnson — pasta

Italian Meatballs

Becky Johnson Italian meatballs pasta recipe

Italian Meatballs

1 lb ground hamburger meat 1 egg, beaten 1 cup plain breadcrumbs 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 3 tbsp milk 1 tbsp Home Cook’s Pantry Italian Meatball Seasoning 2 tbsp olive oil 24 oz marinara sauce In a mixing bowl, blend together by hand hamburger meat, egg, breadcrumbs, Worcestershire sauce, milk and Italian Meatball Seasoning. Form 1-inch meatballs. In a skillet on stove, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Brown meatballs, turning frequently, then cover with marinara sauce. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes, or until meatballs are cooked through. Yields 18-20 meatballs.

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Quick & Delicious Homemade Pasta Sauce

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Quick & Delicious Homemade Pasta Sauce

Start by sautéing 1 small diced yellow onion, two cloves of minced garlic in 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat for a few minutes.  For traditional gravy, add in 1 pound of hamburger or Italian sausage at this point, then drain when it's browned.  You can also add in diced bell peppers and mushrooms as well. Sprinkle in 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning and stir well.  Add in 1/2 cup of red wine or any kind of stock -- beef, chicken, or vegetable -- whatever you like.  Bring to a boil for 5 minutes to reduce.  Add in 1 large...

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All'arrabbiata – The “Angry” Sauce

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All'arrabbiata – The “Angry” Sauce

To save money, my family eats pasta two to three times each week.  We have it with olive oil and veggies, in soup, pasta bakes, and traditionally with meatballs or sausage. Pasta can get boring unless you get creative.  Have you ever wanted to spice things up a bit?  Then all'arrabbiata is the sauce for you!  You can make this sauce as hot or mild as you like, and it is sure to become a favorite. Basil, fresh ground pepper, garlic, pepper flakes and sweet onions are the base for this delicious sauce.  You can also buy arrabbiata blend if...

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