Meatballs for Sauce

Meatballs For Sauce Recipe

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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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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

How to Make Meatballs for Sauce

Step-by-Step

  • 1Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  • 2Roll into 1 inch balls
  • 3Place oil in large frying pan (enough to cover bottom by 1/2 inch). Turn heat on to medium high.
  • 4Place 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.
  • 5Serve with your favorite marinara sauce (my favorite is Colella Spaghetti Sauce - recipe is on this site).

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About Meatballs for Sauce

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