Required fields are marked *. Hope you check it out. Next add the sausage and brown on all sides, about 7-8 minutes, then remove from the pot. Italian people will probably eat them no matter how full they are. I can’t imagine how good it will be by suppertime when we’ve worked up an appetite snow shoeing. Stir in flour. I was definitely born at the wrong time. The pork neck bones aren’t as big and don’t have as much meat on them as a spare ribs so I can see where they would take up more space. I've made them once and plan to make them again. A serious recipe, old school. The scent of it cooking is driving us mad. Have you ever made a day earlier and reheated the next day? Stir in whole peeled tomatoes and tomato sauce carefully breaking apart tomatoes with a wooden spoon. Time to reheat some of my rigatoni bolognese for breakfast in the pan with a little butter. :) He chose meatball subs. Enjoy!! (Mixture will be very soft. It was my Grandma, my Aunt and three great Aunts that all lived together in an apartment building. Livingg room and Sunday “gravy” was the star of the show but with bracciole also. To serve, remove the meatballs and sausage from the sauce and place in a serving bowl. But I love that you said gravy. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the meatballs in butter, half at a time, for about 10 minutes or until no longer pink. Linda. :), Your email address will not be published. Partially cover the pot with a lid, stirring occasionally for 3-4 hours or even longer if you have time. The gravy alone would make you wanna slap your mama. Thanks for sharing. Wow, this was a surprise in the taste. We love making comfort food dinners like this meatball and sauce recipe! I’m all about keeping some traditions. I have mourned its absence all the years since my mom passed away and I could not ask her for it, obviously. Every one made a comment remarking how good they were. Now I’m like you, 1 dish main courses and a salad. Garnish with parsley if desired. Add the cooked meatballs, sausage and pork bones to the sauce and bring to a simmer. would have loved it. My family loved it with mashed potatoes. It sounds like a lot of steps, because it is, but trust me in that you don’t want to leave anything out here. I am not a fan of red wine. Learn how your comment data is processed. If you’re looking for more comfort food recipes like this try our Beefy French Onion Soup or our Beer Braised Lamb Shanks or this Turkey Tetrazzini! If you have a leftover parmigiano reggiano rind, add it to the sauce for flavor. Thank you for the recipe. I have not made it yet but this looks great and will make it soon. other way. I did the same for my children. John H. So glad you enjoyed this John. Rich? Add beef; mix well. Agreed Gina! Now these sound like the perfect Italian meatballs! I’m so excited to find this recipe. For easier shaping, rinse hands in cold water frequently.). Stay warm! Yes! And I love the sound of Sunday gravy. I am making this this weekend for an italian potluck dinner this Sunday afternoon. <3, That is the cutest story Liz! Want more dinner ideas? I love ta cook. I know this will take me back to our family’s Sunday dinner. Using a cookie scoop, start forming mixture into meatballs and line into a single layer on the baking sheet. Ok, so our 16yo son wanted to make something for dinner tonight. Place the meatballs on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes. Taste of Home is America's #1 cooking magazine. This is about as authentic as you can get. This recipe cooks for hours so your house smells amazing by dinner time! I looooove southern food (Paula Deen recipe fanatic; minus half the butter) and when I came across this recipe I was skeptical about the outcome because of the spices used to season the meat but trust me, this recipe is more than phenomenal! I highly recommend it. Will write and let you know my results. Dude I totally called it sauce too!! I can just tell as my mouth is salivating that this will be out of this world. I like to put chicken in my gravy what do you recommend and what kind of tomatoes do you recommend or brand. Not at all, when you cook with wine you have to cook with the flavors that you like. We loved that Sunday dinner tradition so much, it seems that everyone is so much busier these days so when it does happen it’s so special! Next time ill use more sausage meat.