Meatballs

AuthorAlyssa Saltzman
DifficultyBeginner

A meatball is ground meat rolled into a small ball, sometimes along with other ingredients, such as bread crumbs, minced onion, eggs, butter, and seasoning. Meatballs are cooked by frying, baking, steaming, or braising in sauce.

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Yields4 Servings
Prep Time30 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 30 mins
Ingredients
 1 lb ground beef
 ½ lb ground pork
 ½ lb mortadella
 salt
 pepper
 nutmeg
 2 eggs
 3 tbsp breadcrumbs
 1 cup parmesan cheese
 3 cups peas
 2.20 lbs tomato sauce
 1 onion
 olive oil
Directions
1

Mix the beef, pork and mortadella in a large bowl. Add all the other ingredients. If the mixture is too wet add 1 TBSP of breadcrumbs. Mix and add more if necessary.

2

Shape the mixture into medium, size balls (about 3 cm or slightly larger than one inch). Set aside

3

Chop the onion and sauté’ in olive oil. Add the tomato sauce, salt, pepper and allow to simmer

4

When the sauce starts to boil add the meatballs and the peas

5

Cover and allow to simmer for about 40 m

6

Flip the meatballs half the way through the cooking time

Ingredients

Ingredients
 1 lb ground beef
 ½ lb ground pork
 ½ lb mortadella
 salt
 pepper
 nutmeg
 2 eggs
 3 tbsp breadcrumbs
 1 cup parmesan cheese
 3 cups peas
 2.20 lbs tomato sauce
 1 onion
 olive oil

Directions

Directions
1

Mix the beef, pork and mortadella in a large bowl. Add all the other ingredients. If the mixture is too wet add 1 TBSP of breadcrumbs. Mix and add more if necessary.

2

Shape the mixture into medium, size balls (about 3 cm or slightly larger than one inch). Set aside

3

Chop the onion and sauté’ in olive oil. Add the tomato sauce, salt, pepper and allow to simmer

4

When the sauce starts to boil add the meatballs and the peas

5

Cover and allow to simmer for about 40 m

6

Flip the meatballs half the way through the cooking time

Meatballs