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real italian meatballs

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Letizia Tripp
cape coral, FL

everybody loves my meatballs. delicious ! i brought them to potlucks and there never is any leftovers .. they are easy to make too. just delicious !!!!

★★★★★ 1
serves 5 to 6 people
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For real italian meatballs

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 lb
    ground pork
  • 1 c
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    parmigiano-reggiano, grated
  • 3 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2
  • 1 1/2 c
    italian bread crumbs
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    italian parsley chopped

How To Make real italian meatballs

  • 1
    in large bowl , mix ground beef, ground pork and all ingredients.
  • 2
    make balls rolling the meat in your hands. in a medium sauce pot , add olive oil and fry the meatballs . you are not cooking them all the way, by frying them. just brown them good . they will finish cooking in the tomato sauce .
  • 3
    for the sauce you can follow the my marinara sauce direction. the only difference here is that , you are going to saute' onions and garlic in the same oil , you fried the meatball. to make this sauce you are going to use 2 or 3 big cans of tomatoes instead just i can.
  • 4
    after you start sauce , you drop the meatballs in and let it cook at medium heat for 35 to 40 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through. it's very tasty .. enjoy !!!!!!!

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