Meatballs with Omnivore Salt & Sicilia Sauce

Meatballs with Omnivore Salt & Sicilia Sauce


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 2 tbsp diced garlic
  • 1 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp plus 2 tsp Omnivore Salt
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tbsp Omnivore Sicilia Sauce
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup milk
  • (2) 28 oz. cans crushed tomatoes
  • ½ cup of fresh basil leaves, tightly packed


1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

2. In a large mixing bowl, add the beef, pork, breadcrumbs, onions, garlic, parsley, 1 tbsp of Omnivore Salt, ¼ cup of Omnivore Sicilia Sauce and 2 tbsp of extra-virgin olive oil and mix together by hand.

3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and milk. Add the ricotta mixture to the meat mixture and mix with your hands until combined.

4. In a separate bowl, combine the crushed tomatoes and the 2 tbsp of Omnivore Sicilia Sauce and 2 tsp of Omnivore Salt.

5. Start forming the meat mixture into 1 ½ in. size meatballs and place them in a large baking dish. Cover with the sauce and place in the oven, uncovered, and bake for 1 hour. Take the pan from the oven, add the basil leaves and gently stir them into the meatballs. Serve with fresh or dry spaghetti.

Buon Appetito!

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