Grandmom's Italian Meatballs,my way

Nora M


This recipe comes from my Grandmother , born in 1902.Her hands were always busy in the kitchen. Great with a Pasta of your choosing and sauce.


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4 to 6
10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 lb lb
    top of the round ground beef
  • 1
  • 1/2 c
    day old crusty bread process into crumbs
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    finely chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 1/2 c
    locatelli brand pecorino romano grated cheese
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    finely chopped/diced onion
  • 4
    finely chopped fresh basil leaves

How to Make Grandmom's Italian Meatballs,my way


  1. Combine 1/4 c of milk with 1/2 c day old crusty bread processed into crumbs
    let bread crumbs soak up the milk
  2. Next start to Finely chop 2 tablespoons each of
    flat leaf parsley,Basil
  3. In a large mixing bowl put in your 1 lb of top of the round ground beef
  4. Add soaked bread crumbs removing any excess
    liquid if needed
  5. Add 1/4 tsp. of salt and pepper
  6. Add 2 tbs. of finely chopped flat leaf parsley and finely minced Basil
  7. Add 1/2 c of Locatelli brand pecorino romano grated cheese
  8. Add 1 egg
  9. Mix well
  10. Make medium size meatballs and pan fry with 2-3 tbs. of olive oil brown then finish cooking in simmering pasta sauce,stir as needed.

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