Homemade Meatballs

1 lb hamburger
1 egg
1/8 cup milk
1/4 cup Panko Japanese Breadcrumbs
1/2 tsp oregano
1/4 tsp thyme
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp basil
1/4 tsp parsley
1 TB dried shallots
1/4 tsp minced garlic
1/4 cup shredded Italian cheese

Blend well and shape into balls, using ice cream scoop.
Place on rimmed baking sheet.
Bake at 350 for 45 minutes.
Makes 18

Wayne’s New Favorite Sauce

1 onion, chopped

1 bell pepper, chopped

2 TB minced garlic

4 TB brown sugar, divided

1 stick margarine

1 can Italian tomatoes

1 can stewed tomatoes

1 can Hunt’s Garlic and Herb Sauce

1 small can mushrooms

1 package Jimmy Dean sausage crumbles with bacon

Saute onion, pepper and minced garlic in melted margarine with 2 TB brown sugar until translucent.

Mix all ingredients and cook on low in crock pot for 6 hours.

I  add some cream cheese and sprinkle shredded mozzarella on mine and let it all melt.