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Category: Italian, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Fresh bread crumbs
  • 1/3 c Milk
  • 1/3 c Olive oil
  • 1 c Minced onion
  • 1/2 lb Ground beef
  • 1/2 lb Pork
  • 1/2 lb Veal
  • 1 lg Egg; lightly beaten
  • 1/3 c Freshly grated Parmesan
  • 1/4 c Minced fresh parsley
  • 2 lg Cloves of garlic; peeled and
  • -minced
  • Salt and pepper
  • 5 -6 cups marinara sauce (see
  • -above recipe)


In a small bowl combine the bread crumbs and milk and let soak for 10
minutes. In a large skillet heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil and cook
onion for 3 minutes, remove from heat and allow to cool. In a large bowl
combine ground meats, soaked bread crumbs, cooked onion, egg, Parmesan,
parsley, garlic and salt and pepper and mix well. Shape mixture into 1
1/2-inch diameter balls and set on a plate. In the same large skillet heat
2 more tablespoons of olive oil and cook the meatballs in 3-4 batches until
browned on all sides, about 10 minutes. When meatballs are browned,
transfer them to a side plate, add more oil if necessary and continue to
cook remaining meatballs. Add the browned meatballs to the simmering
marinara sauce and heat for 10-15 minutes. Serve meatballs and sauce with
cooked spaghetti or pasta of choice.

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