Basil and Garlic Meatballs

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Catherine Cappiello Pappas

By
@LadyGourmet

I was deciding between hamburgers and meatballs to serve for dinner; well, the meatballs won and I was glad. I enjoyed this simple version of preparing the meatballs and so did everyone else.

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Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

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    2 ½ lbs. ground beef
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    3 cloves garlic – chopped fine
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    ¼ cup fresh basil – chopped fine
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    2 eggs
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    ½ cup italian style bread crumbs
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    ¼ cup parmesan cheese – grated
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    ¼ cup milk
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    ½ tsp. salt
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    ½ tsp. black pepper
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    anola oil for frying

How to Make Basil and Garlic Meatballs

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine all of the above ingredients in a bowl and mix. Form the mixture into desired sized meatballs.
    Heat a large cast iron frying pan with a ¼ inch of canola oil.
    Add the meatballs; but do not overcrowd the pan. Cook until a nice golden color forms on the meatballs and then turn to continue cooking on all sides. When the meatball becomes firm it is cooked. The less firm the less cooked it will be.
    Serve with grated Parmesan or Romano cheese, cut fresh basil and red sauce if desired.

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About Basil and Garlic Meatballs

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian




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