Pork, Apple and Cheddar Meatballs
- 1 lb. ground Pork
- 1 c. coarsely grated sharp Cheddar cheese
- 3/4 c. Breadcrumbs
- 1 small Granny Smith Apple, peeled and grated
- 1/2 small Onion, grated
- 1/2 c. Parsley, chopped
- 1 Egg, beaten
- Salt and Pepper
Preheat the broiler. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and grease with butter. In a large mixing bowl, combine the pork, cheese, breadcrumbs, apple, onion, 3 tablespoons parsley, the egg, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Shape into 16 meatballs and arrange on the baking sheet. Broil the meatballs until golden and cooked through, 8-10 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a pot of boiling salted water, cook the noodles until al dente. Drain, then return to the pot and toss with the butter and remaining 5 tablespoons parsley; season with salt and pepper.