Italian Meatballs

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 2 hrs 15 mins
  • Servings: 8
  • About This Recipe

    “This recipe came from my mother-in-law.We eat them on sandwiches or just eat the meatballs. Makes a great meatball sandwich.”


  • 2 -3lbsground beef
  • 1packagesaltine crackers
  • 2tablespoonsgarlic powder
  • 1 (5ounce) containers parmesan cheese
  • 8 (10 3/4 ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • 8 (10 3/4 ounce) cans water
  • 1 -2egg
  • Directions

  • Mix ground beef, one half container of cheese, garlic powder, crackers and eggs together.
  • In a large saucepan, mix tomato sauce and water together.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Make meatballs and add to tomato sauce.
  • Cook for about 2 hours on medium heat.
  • Add rest of cheese to sauce before serving.
  • Reviews

  • “Great meatballs -I made them quite small and cut the recipe back less than a lb. Got 18 meat balls.I changed the sauce simply because I have so many tomatoes still from the garden. Chopped fresh tomatoes, onion & sweet peppers and 1 tsp hot sauce -Loved them thanks rhonda for posting”