AUTHENTIC ITALIAN MEATBALLS, LIKE A NONNA!!

Post Views: 77,480 PRINT RECIPE OR SAVE PDF RECIPE FILEMeatballs are one of the most beloved dishes of Italian cuisine. There are many versions that use different types of minced meat. I always use a mixture of ground pork and veal and my children love it. Try my recipe and if you liked it leave me a comment!!!   Serves: 4-8   INGREDIENTS:   1 1/4 lbs lean ground beef (i use 50% pork and 50% veal) 2 eggs, beaten 1/2-3/4 cup plain breadcrumbs 1/4-1/2 cup fresh shredded Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 2 cloves garlic 3 tsp sea salt 1/2 cup olive oil   DIRECTIONS:   Mix beef, eggs, 1/2 cup breadcrumbs, 1/4-1/2 cup Parmigiano Reggiano (depending on taste) and parsley in a large bowl Peel and roughly chop garlic, then mash with mortar and pestle along with 1-2 tsp sea salt until a paste is formed Add garlic paste to beef mixture Mix beef gently with hands until just combined. Do not overwork the meat Heat oil in heavy bottomed pan (preferrably cast iron) over medium to medium high heat and preheat oven to 400 Form 2-4 tbsp sized meatballs out of the mixture, rolling … Continue reading AUTHENTIC ITALIAN MEATBALLS, LIKE A NONNA!!