Bread Ball Spaghetti

  • Yield : 1
  • Servings : 50
  • Prep Time : 60m
  • Cook Time : 3:0 h
  • Ready In : 4:0 h
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Every year St Josephs Church in Franklin an annual Spaghetti dinner. Even though the balls are meatless, the bread balls with the seasonings taste very similar to meatballs.The recipe was created by Mrs. Lucy Russo mother of Rev. M. J. Russo.


  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • 4 heads of garlic chopped
  • 5 large onions chopped fine
  • 2 gallons of water
  • 8 - 12 ounce cans of tomato paste
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 50 hard boiled eggs
  • Bread Balls
  • 4 day old 8 bun packages of hot dog or hamburger buns
  • chopped onions and garlic
  • 4 tblsp of Italian cheese parmesan
  • 6 eggs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • oil for sauteing
  • Boiled Spaghetti


Step 1

Spaghetti Sauce - With the onions in oil. Add garlic and wilt. Blend in tomato paste. Blend in sugar and water. Salt and pepper to taste

Step 2

Bring to a medium boil - not rapid but not simmering. .Boil for three hours or until gravy thickens. Add bread balls and eggs.

Step 3

Bread Balls - Chop Buns in a blender. Add onion and garlic to taste. Add cheese. Salt and pepper to taste. Add eggs. Mix into a rollable ball.

Step 4

Bake in oven or fry in hot oil until brown. Add to sauce approximately 15 minutes prior to serving. Serves 50 people.

Step 5

Boil spaghetti according to package directions and serve with bread ball sauce.

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