Spaghetti Sauce and Meatballs

Spaghetti or Meatball Sub Sauce
(Ande Porter)

Note:  Diabetics should buy tomato products with zero or low carbs.

28-oz. can crushed tomatoes in sauce
6-oz. can tomato paste
15-oz. can tomato sauce
1/4 teaspoon oregano
1/4 teaspoon basil
1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
2 tablespoons olive oil

In a large saucepan, combine crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, oregano, basil, Italian seasoning, and olive oil.  Simmer 10 to 15 minutes.

Basic Meatballs
(Source Unknown)

1 pound ground chuck (80/20)
2/3 cups regular or quick oatmeal
2 tablespoons chopped onions
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 tablespoon Worchestershire sauce
1/4 cup ketchup
1 large egg

In a large bowl, place ground chuck, oatmeal, onions, black pepper, garlic salt, chili powder, salt, Worchestershire sauce, ketchup, and egg.  Use clean hands to form into 1 or 2-inch meatballs.  Fry meatballs or bake in a 350 degree oven until no pink remains.  Serve with spaghetti sauce.