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Italian Meatballs with Tomato Cream Sauce

Posted at 12:43 PM, Mar 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-25 12:43:10-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Take a trip to Italy with this recipe. Food Health Coach, Erika Schlick joins us with her simple yet delicious Italian Meatballs with Tomato Cream Sauce. For this recipe and more visit her website.



1 pound Ground Beef (Order grass-fed meat fromButcher Box orUS Wellness Meats (15% off first 2 orders) with code TRAILTOHEALTH)

1 egg, beaten 

½ cup fresh oregano 

¼ cup fresh basil 

1 tablespoongarlic powder 

1 tablespoononion powder

2 tablespoonstomato paste

1 teaspoonsalt


1 (18-ounce) jarcrushed tomatoes

1 cupcoconut milk

1 tablespoon fresh oregano 

1 teaspoon fresh basil 

1 teaspoongarlic powder 

1 teaspoononion powder

1 teaspoonsalt

Fresh chopped parsley for garnish 


1. Preheat oven to 350 F (177 C).

2. In alarge mixing bowl, combine the beef with the egg, garlic, onion basil, oregano, tomato paste, and salt until combined. 

3. Form into 1-inch balls with ameatball maker or by hand and place in acast iron skillet. Bake until cooked through, about 20-25 minutes.  

4. While the meatballs are cooking, place asauce pan over medium heat, and combine all ingredients except for the parsley and bring to a simmer for about 5-10 minutes.

5. Turn heat off and let it cool slightly. Blend sauce by using animmersion blender to thicken.

6. Place thecast iron skillet over medium heat and pour the sauce over and simmer for 3-5 minutes.

7. Serve over zoodles orgrain free pasta likeCappellos and top with fresh chopped parsley.