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Where can you find online recipes for meatball sauce?

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Food Network and Allrecipes.com both offer sauce recipes to pair with meatballs. Both sites also provide a recipe for meatballs to serve with the sauce. Food Network separates the directions for the meatballs and sauce, making it easier to only make the sauce portion of the recipe.

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Where can you find online recipes for meatball sauce?
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The Food Network recipe calls for straining two 35-ounce cans of plum tomatoes in a strainer while breaking the tomatoes up. Add four cloves chopped garlic, one medium chopped onion, 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes and 1/2 teaspoon pepper to 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil heated over medium-high heat in a large pot. Sauté about five minutes, then add the tomatoes, 1/2 cup red wine, 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese and 1 teaspoon salt. Add in one 6-ounce can of tomato paste and 1 cup of water. Once the meatballs are ready, add to the sauce, bring the sauce to a boil, then simmer for two hours.

The Allrecipes.com recipe starts with sautéing 3/4 cup chopped onion and five cloves minced garlic in 1/4 cup olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat until the onion is translucent. Stir in two 28-ounce cans whole, peeled tomatoes, 2 teaspoons salt, 1 teaspoon sugar and one bay leaf. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 90 minutes. Stir in one 6-ounce can tomato paste, 3/4 teaspoon dried basil and 1/2 teaspoon pepper, along with the cooked meatballs, and simmer for 30 more minutes until completion.

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