Sunday Tomato Sauce with Meatballs

Preparation info
  • Serves

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Peace, Love, and Pasta: Simple and Elegant Recipes from a Chef's Home Kitchen

By Scott Conant

Published 2021

  • About

This sauce practically runs through my veins. Every Sunday of my childhood, no matter what time of year or where we were, there was a pot of this simmering somewhere. (And for the record, we call this “sauce,” not “gravy” as some families do.) This recipe, which is loosely based on my mom’s, has that signature unpretentious, homey quality, but there’s also great depth of flavor because of all of the different meats in it and how long they are cooked for. Per tradition, this recipe has a big