Nancy J. Patrykus


My "famous" meatballs are famous
with my family and friends!!!
I thought it was about time I share them with the world!
and my friends on JAP.
My recipe is over 50 years old.
I often freeze them, so they are ready to add to pasta sauce, creamed gravy & noodles or
just a meatball sandwich.
They will be cooked and ready to go. Enjoy..Nancy....10/4/12


★★★★★ 1 vote

Family or guests
10 Min
35 Min


  • 1-1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 large
    egg ... lightly beaten
  • 1/2 c
    crushed saltines
  • 11/3 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped onion

How to Make My FAMOUS MEATBALLS, ball size


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350F.
    In a large bowl combine the egg,
    milk, onion, cheese & cracker crumbs.
    Lightly mix.
  2. Add ground beef to the same bowl,
    mix well with your clean washed hands & nails..
    Remember to remove your rings...
    Thank you.
  3. When the mixture feels right, smooth and well combined.
    Shape into golf ball size meat balls.
    Place on a baking pan, with a small raised edge.
    Bake turn once, gently.
    COOKED meatball temperature should be....160F.
  4. Gently remove from pan..onto a wire rack to cool.
    Serve with your favorite pasta sauce,and spaghetti.
    Or freeze for a meal or a sandwich later.

    *** TIP : Next time you make themm you might want to make a double batch.. for freezing.
    They go......galloping away,.....FAST !

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About My FAMOUS MEATBALLS, ball size

Course/Dish: Beef Other Snacks
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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