beef meatballs

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Step 1: Choose a meatball.
Select from one of the following recipes:
Beef Meatballs
Chicken Meatballs
Spicy Pork Meatballs


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Step 2: Pick a sauce.
Marinara Sauce: Simmer cooked meatballs in your favorite marinara sauce over medium-high heat for about 10 minutes.
Pesto: Warm store-bought pesto to room temperature and toss it with your meatballs.
Mushroom Gravy: Drizzle this recipe over the meatballs of your choice.
glazed carrots

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Step 3: Add a side.
Depending upon your mood, pick a side that suits you (or serve all three):
Arugula and Apple Salad with Cider Vinaigrette
Creamy Polenta
Honey-Roasted Carrots with Mint, Raisins, and Walnuts.