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June 15 2020

Summertime Spaghetti with Grilled Meatballs

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    12 ounces uncooked spaghetti

    1/2 cup finely chopped onion
    1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
    1 large egg
    2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
    1 tablespoon 2% milk
    1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    1/2 teaspoon onion powder
    1 pound ground beef

    2 pounds (4 to 5) large tomatoes, chopped
    3 garlic cloves, minced
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1 teaspoon sugar
    3/4 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
    1/2 teaspoon pepper
    2 tablespoons minced fresh basil

    Shredded Parmesan cheese

Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain. This can be done on the grill too if it's too hot to boil the water.

Meanwhile, combine onion, bread crumbs, egg, Parmesan, milk and seasonings. Add beef; mix lightly. With wet hands, shape into 1-1/2-in. balls. Place meatballs on greased grill rack; grill, covered, over medium heat until cooked through, about 10 minutes.
For sauce, combine tomatoes, garlic, oil, sugar, salt, oregano and pepper in an 11x7x2-in. disposable foil pan. Grill over medium heat until sauce begins to simmer, about 10 minutes. Stir in basil.
Serve meatballs and sauce with spaghetti; top with shredded Parmesan.