Bev's Meatballs

Bev's Meatballs Recipe

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  • 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2
    bread crumbs
  • 1/4 c
    chopped onion
  • 1
    minced garlic clove
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 c
    mushrooms, sliced
  • 2.5 can(s)
    tomatoes, canned italian style with juice
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato paste
  • 1.5 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    parsley, fresh and chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda

How to Make Bev's Meatballs


  1. Mix ingredients in given order one by one.
  2. After completely mixed by hand, let stand for at least 20 minutes.
  3. Form into meatballs (golf ball size) and fry slowly until golden brown.
  4. Do not turn until completely done on one side and do not crowd pan.
  5. If not using non-stick pan, cook in 1/8 cup of oil.
  6. Tomato Sauce:
    Saute onion and garlic in butter for 5 minutes.
  7. Crush tomatoes into medium pieces.
  8. Add all ingredients except baking soda, mushrooms, and meatballs.
  9. Simmer in covered saucepan for 1 hour.
  10. Stir sauce often and keep heat low.
  11. Add browned meatballs and simmer 30 minutes.
  12. During last 15 minutes add mushrooms.
  13. During last 10 minutes add baking soda.
  14. If sauce is too thick, add water.
  15. If sauce is too thin, cook uncovered for 15 minutes.

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About Bev's Meatballs

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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