Thursday, January 6, 2011

Crockpot Gigantor Meatballs

Meatball Ingredients:

1.25 lb ground beef
2/3 lb Italian sausage
1 large stalk celery, minced
1 large-sized carrot, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 of a large red onion, minced
2 eggs, beaten
1/3 cup almond meal
1 tsp dried oregano
sprinkle garlic poweder
a few turns of black pepper
dash of cayenne pepper
sea salt

Sauce Ingredients:

32 oz can Organic Diced Tomatoes
6 oz can Organic Tomato Paste
1 shake dried basil
5 cloves garlic, minced
salt & pepper

Mix together meatball ingredients by hand. Divide in to eights and make 8 gigantic meatballs. Place in a single layer in the bottom of a large oval (6 qt) crockpot. 
Mix together sauce ingredients and pour over meatballs.
Cook on low for 6-8 hours.

These were fabulous! (and HUGE) Great with spaghetti squash and a salad.

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