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Best Meatballs


Fresh cheese & stale Italian bread makes the difference

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  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 lb ground veal
  • 1/2 lb ground pork
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c. freshly grated Romano cheese
  • 1 1/2 tblsp chopped Italian parsley
  • S&P
  • 2 c. stale Italian bread - crumbled in food processor
  • 1 1/2 c. lukewarm water
  • 1 c. olive oil


Preparation time 40mins


Step 1

Combine beef, veal & pork in a large bowl.
Add garlic, eggs, cheese, parsley, S&P

Blend bread crumbs into meat mix. Slowly add the water 1/2 c. at at time
The mix should be moist but still hold shape if rolled into balls

Put oil onto 2 cookie sheets. Shape meat mix into balls - Cover tight with aluminum foil and place in 400 degree oven for 20 min.

Place balls in sauce for 20 min & serve

Can add oregano &/or basil as preferred


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