Mouth Watering Three Meat Meatballs

Megan Todd

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@Megan213

Meatballs are an absolute must with just about any pasta meal, or any time I make my Delicious Italian sauce! I must admit, it took awhile to perfect my recipe. I tried several recipes through the years, but all seemed to be missing something. And we prefer a soft textured meatball, not chewy. And store bought meatballs just won't do.

I start mine just by slightly browning them and finish the cooking process in my homemade sauce & allow them to cook all day.

Feel free to cook in your favorite sauce or check out my homemade sauce in my recipe box!


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Serves:

makes about 6 dozen

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
lean ground beef (ground chuck)
1 1/2 lb
bulk mild italian turkey sausage
1 medium
onion, minced
3-4 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 c
romano cheese, grated
1/2 c
fresh grated parmesan cheese
2 large
eggs, beaten
1 1/2 Tbsp
honey
2 Tbsp
dried oregano
1/3 c
parsley, italian
2 Tbsp
basil, dried
1/2 Tbsp
thyme, dried
salt & pepper to taste
2-3 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 lb
ground pork

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare garlic & onions, mince well. Set aside.

In a large bowl, mix together ground beef and mild turkey sausage. Mix thoroughly.
2
In a separate bowl, combine all spices, and cheeses. Mix well.

In a separate small bowl mix together beaten eggs and honey.
3
Add spice & cheese mixture to meat & mix into meat mixture very well. Add egg/ honey mixture and mix thoroughly. Then add minced onion and minced garlic & mix in thoroughly.
4
Shape meatballs into the size of about a golf ball. You can make smaller for wedding soup, or larger for meatball sandwiches. Whichever you prefer.
5
Heat large skillet over medium heat, add olive oil to coat pan. gently cook meatballs on low-medium heat until slightly browned on all sides. Do not over-cook.

Remove meatballs from skillet and add to prepared sauce. Allow to simmer in sauce for at least 2 hours to allow meatballs to cook thoroughly. I cook mine for about 5 hours in a simmer sauce, this allows nice tender soft meatballs and allows the juices of the meat to infuse in the sauce and vice-verse.
6
Serve as meatball sandwiches or with your favorite pasta!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Main Dishes, Pork
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy