Mrs. FRANK SINATRA RECIPE for SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS
WFBL FROM COOK BOOK of The STARS
MEATBALLS alla SINATRA
INGREDIENTS for MEATBALLS :
1/2 Pound GROUND BEEF and 1/2 lb. Ground PORK
1 Clove GARLIC, peeled and Chopped Fine
1 tablespoon fresh ItalianParsley, chopped
1/2 teaspoon SALT
1 Teaspoon Ground BLACK PEPPER
1/2 cup OLIVE OIL
Mix all these ingredients together and shape into medium sized balls.
Place all the oil except 4 tablespoons in a large pan and turn heat on to high. Brown the meatballs until all are lightly golden brown on all sides. When all the meatballs are browned, remove from pan and set aside to cool.
INGREDIENTS For SAUCE :
4 Tablespoons OLIVE OIL
1 small ONION, peeled and Chopped 1 clove GARLIC, peeled and chopped Fine
1 28 ounce can Crushed San Marzano Tomatoes
1 small can Tomato Paste
1/2 teaspoon Crushed RED PEPPER Flakes
1/2 teaspoon each of SALT and BLACK PEPPER
Put 4 tablespoons of OLIVE OIL and Red Pepper Flakes in a large frying pan, and cook ONIONS and GARLIC in pan on low heat for 6 minutes.
Add crushed Tomatoes and Tomato Paste to pan and turn heat to high. Fill the empty large can with water and place in pot with tomatoes. Add salt and Black Pepper.
Turn heat up to high. Add the brown Meatballs.
When the tomatoes start to bubble, lower the heat to a very low flame and let the sauce simmer with the Meatballs on low heat for 1 hour.
1 pound SPAGHETTI
Grated PARMIGIANO REGGIANO or GRANA PADANA CHEESE
Boil the Spaghetti in rapidly boiling salted water according to directions on package. When done, drain Spaghetti in a Colander.
Add Spaghetti back to the pot it cooked in. Add a Cup and a half of Tomato Sauce and a drizzle of OLIVE OIL to the Spaghetti and Mix. Plate the Spaghetti evenly onto 4 Plates. Add some sauce over the top of the Spaghetti. Place 2 Meatballs n each Plate and cover with a little more Sauce.
Serve to you guest with Grated Cheese on the Side. BUON APPETITO !
LEARN HOW TO MAKE
SUNDAY SAUCE alla SINATRA
JOE DiMAGGIO'S MOM'S SUNDAY GRAVY
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RECIPES in SUNDAY SAUCE
by DANIEL BELLINO "Z"
RECIPES FROM MY SICILIAN NONNA
The SINATRA FAMILY and Author DANIEL BELLINO "Z"
both Come From The Same Town in SICILY, LERCARA FRIDDI
So Does CHARLES "LUCK" LUCIANO