Melt in Your Mouth Meatballs

Foodie Mama


All I can say is, 'Pass the meatballs, please."

Pair these delicious meat morsals with my 'Super Silky Marinara Sauce'

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1 Hr
15 Min


1 c
breadcrumbs (such as progresso's italian flavored)
1/2 c
whole milk
8 oz
ground round
8 oz
ground pork
1 c
grated parmesan cheese
1/3 c
finely chopped flat leaf parsley
1 tsp
1/4 tsp
black pepper
2 large
2 clove
garlic, minced

How to Make Melt in Your Mouth Meatballs


  • 1Combine breadcrumbs and milk in a bowl. Stir until crumbs are evenly moistened. Let stand.
  • 2Place beef and pork in large bowl, breaking up into small chunks. Add the parmesan, parsley, salt and pepper.
  • 3In another bowl, whisk the eggs. Add the garlic and whisk to combine. Add to meat mixture.
  • 4Using hands, gently mix the meat mixture until all ingredients are combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  • 5Chill at least one hour in refrigerator at least 15 mins and up to one hour.
  • 6Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 7Line a jelly roll pan with aluminum foil. Spray with cooking spray.
  • 8Roll meat mixture into golf ball six balls (will make about 24 meatballs)and arrange on pan. Cook for 8 minutes.
  • 9Add meatballs to the 'Super Silky Marinara Sauce' featured in another one of my recipe posts, and cook an additional 10 minutes on simmer.
  • 10Serve meatballs and sauce over pasta.

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About Melt in Your Mouth Meatballs

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta, Pork
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #Meatballs