Beer-Braised Meatballs and Spaghetti Recipe

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    Beer-Braised Meatballs and Spaghetti Recipe

     

    Beer and wine in spaghetti sauce? At one time I thought this was quite unusual, but over the last couple of years my line of thinking has changed. When I brought this Beer-Braised Meatballs and Spaghetti Recipe up to my son, his eyes lit up and he said, “go for it.“I thought it was amazing, how good the combination was. I thought the beer would overpower the spaghetti sauce, but it did not- it just resulted in a delicious combination of flavors. If you’re looking for something a little different for supper tonight, give this Beer-Braised Meatballs and Spaghetti Recipe a try. You and your family will love it. Enjoy

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    Beer-Braised Meatballs and Spaghetti Recipe
     
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    Recipe type: Main
    Serves: 4
    Ingredients
    • Meatballs
    • 1 lb ground beef
    • ½ cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
    • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
    • ⅓ cup onions, finely chopped
    • ½ cup parmesan cheese, grated
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
    • ½ teaspoon black pepper
    • Sauce
    • 12 ounces light-colored beer, such as lager
    • 1½ cups tomato sauce
    • 1 cup ketchup
    • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
    • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
    Instructions
    1. Preheat oven to 400*.
    2. Line broiler pan with foil and spray rack with nonstick cooking spray.
    3. Combine all meatball ingredients together in a large bowl and shape into 1 inch meatballs.
    4. Place meatballs on broiling rack and bake for 10 minutes or until browned.
    5. Combine all sauce ingredients together in a large Dutch oven and bring to a boil.
    6. Add meatballs and reduce heat.
    7. Cover and simmer 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    8. Serve over hot Spaghetti

     

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      1. Kathy says:

        Those look scrumptious! These look like something that will make me a non-vegetarian again! Ha! ^^

      2. Cookie says:

        YUM! Anything cooked in beer is a winner with me!

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