Spaghetti and Meatballs for a Crowd

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1 1/2 lbs dried spaghetti
2 Eggs; beaten
1/3 cup Italian Bread Crumbs
2 cups onions; finely chopped
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
2 lbs ground beef
2 tbsp olive oil
1 18-oz can CONTADINA Tomato Paste
1 28-oz can CONTADINA Seasoned Crushed Tomatoes
1 14.5-oz can chicken broth

Original recipe makes 6



1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.

2. Combine eggs, crumbs, 1/2 cup onion, salt and pepper in large bowl. Add beef; mix well. Shape into 48 meatballs. Place meatballs in ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° F, 15 minutes or until no longer pink inside. Drain on paper towels; set aside.

3. Meanwhile, cook remaining onions until tender in hot oil in Dutch oven or large pot. Stir in undrained tomatoes, tomato paste and broth. Bring to boil; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 15 minutes.

4. Stir meatballs into sauce. Simmer, covered, 15 minutes more. Serve sauce and meatballs over hot spaghetti. Garnish with shredded Parmesan cheese and fresh oregano, if desired.


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