How to Cook Meatballs


Friday, November 28, 2008



A nice meatballs recipe to try !
  • 3/4 - 1 lb. ground pork
  • 3/4 - 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 lg. egg
  • 1 c. bread crumbs (fine ground & seasoned)
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. Parmesan cheese
Mix all above ingredients in a large bowl and form into meatballs, sized according to your choice. Brown in large frying pan with 1 teaspoon olive oil. While meatballs are browning start the sauce.

  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 (28 oz.) cans crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (12 oz.) can tomato paste
  • 1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. basil
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
Meatballs Recipe INSTRUCTIONS
Use a pot with at least a 6 quart capacity.
Saute olive oil and chopped garlic on low heat. When garlic starts to brown add tomatoes, sauce and paste, stirring well. Add the next 5 ingredients stirring well. After the meatballs have been browned add to sauce being careful to keep excess oil and grease from getting into the sauce. Cook for 1 1/2 hours at lowest heat possible, stirring occasionally and tasting. Add seasoning according to your taste.

PASTA: Use the following formula for all adults. 6 oz. pasta per adult

4 oz. pasta per family member if small children will be eatingFill a pot with water, add one to two tablespoons olive oil and at least 1 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil, add pasta and lower heat slightly. Cook until desired tenderness is achieved...and the meatballs recipe is ready to serve...enjoy it !

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