Italian Meatballs in Caper-Tomato Sauce
50 mins (prep 20)
15 ingredients
4 servings
Milk-soaked bread helps make chef Massimiliano Alajmo's beef-and-pork meatballs incredibly light; bits of chopped olive make them extra-flavorful. The thick tomato sauce coats the meatballs nicely and doubles as an excellent pasta sauce.

Categories:  seasonal , ground-beef , sauces , beef , italian-meatball-dishes , meatballs , dinner , winter , quick-and-easy-dinners , quick-and-easy-italian-dishes , pork , quick-and-easy , italian-cuisine , european-cuisine ,
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Serving Size (54.01 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 223.31 Calories from Fat 81.63
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9.07g 55.84%
Saturated Fat 1.68g 33.57%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 7.95mg 10.6%
Sodium 575.41mg 95.9%
Total Carbohydrate 28.15g 37.54%
Dietary Fiber 1.06 g 17.04%
Sugars 7.9 g %
Protein 7.15g 57.16%
Vitamin A 25.11IU% Vitamin C 0.79mg%
Calcium 161.58mg% Iron 1.26mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
plum tomatoes, nonpareil, dried oregano, ground pork, ground beef, large egg, pitted kalamata olives, freshly grated parmigiano-reggiano cheese, minced parsley