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fresh salsa and meatballs

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Catherine Cappiello Pappas
Amityville, NY

A delicious summer dish!

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For fresh salsa and meatballs

  • for the meatballs:
  • 2 ¼ lbs of ground beef
  • 3 slices of rye bread – soaked in milk
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup of parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup of shredded mozzarella
  • ¼ cup of chopped italian parsley
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • for the salsa:
  • 3 bell peppers
  • 1 pint of grape tomatoes
  • ½ onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ½ jalapeño
  • 2 tablespoons of raisins
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • handful of fresh basil

How To Make fresh salsa and meatballs

  • 1
    For the Meatballs: Combine all of the above ingredients in a bowl and mix together well. Form into desired sized meatballs. Heat a large frying pan with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and sauté the meatballs. When the meatballs are firm they are cooked.
  • 2
    For the Salsa: Preheat Oven 350 degrees: Slice and place the tomatoes on a baking sheet. Bake 30-35 minutes. Set aside and let the peppers and tomatoes cool. When they are cooled place in a food processor with the rest of the ingredients and give a few good chops until the desired consistency is reached. Serve with the meatballs or fresh veggies and chips.

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