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grandma's italian meatballs

★★★★★ 11
a recipe by
Cassie *
Somewhere, PA

My Grandma gave me this Italian meatball recipe years ago.. I keep them stocked up in the freezer and anytime I am in need of them..there they are... Delicious!

★★★★★ 11
serves 8-10
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For grandma's italian meatballs

  • 1 lb
    pork sausage
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 2/3 c
    italian bread crumbs
  • 1/2 c
    parmigiano-reggiano, grated
  • 2
  • 1/3 c
    fresh parsley
  • 1/3 c
    finely minced onions
  • 3 clove
    minced garlic
  • 1 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • enough milk to moisten bread crumbs
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder

How To Make grandma's italian meatballs

  • 1
    In large bowl, combine the meats,cheese, bread crumbs soaked in milk,onion, eggs, garlic, parsley.salt ,pepper,italian seasoning, and worchestershire sauce
  • 2
    Mix thoroughly, but don't over mix, will make the meatballs tough. The trick to moist meatballs is softening bread crumbs in the milk
  • 3
    Form into 2 inch balls..brown in skillet with small amount of oil, on med heat, or bake in the oven for 20 min at 375. I do the oven method,Grandma always browned hers in olive oil and a little vegetable oil combined.
  • 4
    Serve with your favorite spaghetti sauce, ENJOY! I make the balls bigger if using for meatballs subs. I slice them in half,flat side down on hoagie roll, add sauce, cheese, broil for about 10 min... I also smash them up and add them to my sauce for lasagna..