About this recipe:My Nana used to cook this for me when I was young and as we waited for the sauce to finish, she'd tell me great stories about her life in Sicily! This recipe is the best sauce I've ever had- I really think it can bring the family together. Just prepare it and you'll see that when dinner time comes everyone's mouths will be watering because of the great smell, and there will be enough for everyone, I promise! Good for vegetarians too-just substitute 1kg of chopped zucchini for the meatballs.
In a large pot mix together garlic, tomato sauce, tomato paste, parsley and basil. Bring sauce to a boil and then turn down the heat and simmer.
In a large bowl mix together the minced beef, minced pork, bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, garlic powder and parsley. Shape into balls the size of a child's fist. In a skillet, fry meatballs in hot olive oil until brown. Add to sauce mixture. Simmer over low heat for four hours.