The Best Damn Meatball Recipe
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4
  • 1lb Ground Beef
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese, finely shredded
  • 1 splash of Worcestershire Sauce
  • ¼ cup onion, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • fresh parsley, chopped
  • fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 jar of homemade or store bought tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon EVOO
  1. In a large mixing bowl place all ingredients in together, except for the tomato sauce.
  2. Mix through using your hands until all ingredients are evenly distributed. Knead together until consistent.
  3. Using your hands, form meatballs and place on a dish one by one until you have used all the mixture.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat and add 1 Tablespoon of EVOO.
  5. When the pan is hot, gently add in the meatballs.
  6. Brown on each side using tongs to rotate meatballs.
  7. In a large pot heat sauce to a simmer.
  8. Add browned meatballs.
  9. Cover and let simmer for 45 -60 mins.
  10. Meatballs should be cooked through while creating a deep flavorful simmered sauce.
  11. Serve over your favorite pasta.
Recipe by Chocolate and Lace at