Celebrating National Meatball Day with Mama Mia Meatballs

National Meatball Day is March 9, a perfect excuse to dish up a new recipe to family and friends, complete with a savory, yet sweet, red sauce. Mama Mia Meatballs are a tasty blend of lean beef and mild Italian sausage.

Shannon M. Smurthwaite is a Southern California native, cookbook author, food columnist and freelance writer. Her blog: www.myitalianmama.com. She and her husband, Donald, reside in Idaho. Email: shannonisitalian@gmail.com