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Meatballs
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Making meatballs is so simple and the results are so delicious, it’s a wonder people buy frozen bags of them from the store. These meatballs use ground beef, ground pork and a host of other tasty ingredients. Buon appetito!
Servings Prep Time
1 1/2 pounds 25 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 1/2 pounds 25 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Meatballs
Print Recipe
Making meatballs is so simple and the results are so delicious, it’s a wonder people buy frozen bags of them from the store. These meatballs use ground beef, ground pork and a host of other tasty ingredients. Buon appetito!
Servings Prep Time
1 1/2 pounds 25 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 1/2 pounds 25 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 large onion 1/4" dice
  • 1 pinch salt (to taste)
  • 2 cloves garlic smashed & chopped
  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper
  • 3/4 lbs ground beef
  • 3/4 lbs ground pork
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup basil finely chopped
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
Servings: pounds
Instructions
  1. Sauté onions in olive oil over medium heat till translucent. Cool completely.
  2. Mix all other ingredients and onions in a bowl and roll into balls the size you like.
  3. You can bake the meatballs in the oven at 350 for about 15 minutes or until done, then finish in the marinara sauce.
  4. You can also drop raw meatballs in simmering marinara to add more meat flavor to the sauce, then cook till done.
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