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Ree Drummond’s Rigatoni and Meatballs makes a filling main dish any day of the week.

Ingredients

Meatballs:
6 thick slices crusty bread
12 ounces ground beef
12 ounces ground pork
3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan, plus more for serving
1/4 cup whole milk
1/4 cup minced fresh flat-leaf parsley, plus more for serving
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup olive oil
Rigatoni and Sauce:
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 yellow onion, diced
1/2 cup red wine, optional
One 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes
One 28-ounce can whole tomatoes
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup minced fresh flat-leaf parsley
12 fresh basil leaves, cut in chiffonade, optional
2 pounds rigatoni, cooked al dente
Get the directions here.
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