31 Ingredients
  • For the Gravy:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 5 slices (about 4 ounces) thick-cut bacon, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and finely chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 medium stalk celery, finely chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • ½ small onion, finely chopped (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1 medium jalapeno, stemmed, seeded, and finely diced (about 1 tablespoon)
  • 1 medium clove garlic, minced (about 1 teaspoon)
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 ¼ cups dry red wine
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons backed light brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 minced chipotle, from a can of chipotles en adobo
  • 2 (28-ounce) cans whole San Marzano tomatoes, broken up by hand into 1/2-inch chunks by hand
  • 1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes, preferably fire roasted (such as Muir Glen)
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • For the Meatballs:
  • 3/4 pound ground beef (80/20, preferably chuck)
  • ¼ pound ground pork
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons diced, mild green chiles from a drained, 4-ounce can
  • 2 tablespoons grated Romano cheese
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely grated onion (about ½ a medium onion)
  • 1 medium clove garlic, minced (about 1 teaspoon)
  • ½ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • For the Spaghetti:
  • 1 pound dry spaghetti
Nutrition
761
38% daily value
6 servings
                                       
                                            balanced, high-​fiber
     

Fat

48% 31

Saturated

50% 10

Trans

- 1

Monounsaturated

- 14

Polyunsaturated

- 3

Carbs

28% 84

Carbs (net)

- 75

Fiber

36% 9

Sugars

- 17

Sugars, added

- 3

Protein

63% 32

Cholesterol

33% 100

Sodium

61% 1459

Calcium

16% 160

Magnesium

27% 113

Potassium

31% 1477

Iron

27% 5

Zinc

46% 5

Phosphorus

63% 440

Vitamin A

34% 308

Vitamin C

75% 68

Thiamin (B1)

67% 1

Riboflavin (B2)

30% 0

Niacin (B3)

50% 8

Vitamin B6

65% 1

Folate equivalent (total)

20% 80

Folate (food)

- 80

Folic acid

- 0

Vitamin B12

64% 2

Vitamin D

2% 0

Vitamin E

23% 3

Vitamin K

31% 37
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