Meatballs For Sauce Recipe

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Meatballs for Sauce

Laura Aden

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@lauraaden

This recipe has been handed down in my Italian family. Each generation tweaking it a little. I make enough of these meatballs for 3 or 4 meals (I serve 5 people each time). I freeze the cooked meatballs in serving size baggies - about 20 per meal.


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Rating:

Serves:

5, plus enough to freeze

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3 lb
ground beef
2 c
parmesan cheese
1 c
italian bread crumbs
3
eggs
15 clove
garlic minced
1 c
milk
1/2 c
parsley
2 tsp
salt or to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
2
Roll into 1 inch balls
3
Place oil in large frying pan (enough to cover bottom by 1/2 inch). Turn heat on to medium high.
4
Place meatballs in pan of oil - depending on the size of you pan, this might take 3 or 4 batches of frying.
Turn balls after 3 or 4 minutes and let cook for another 3 or 4 minutes until all are cooked. Drain on paper towel in bowl.
5
Serve with your favorite marinara sauce (my favorite is Colella Spaghetti Sauce - recipe is on this site).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Heirloom