"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Mom's Meat Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Olivia Lancaster
Added: Saturday, January 6, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Mince in a food processor 1 onion ( tangerine size) add a few sprigs parsley near the end of processing.
Place in bowl with 1 lb. ground beef ( top round ).
1 lb. ground pork,
2 eggs,
3/4 C. Italian style bread crumbs.
1/2 C. milk ( enough to shape easily )
1 tsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
Mix well by hand then roll into 1 to 1 1/2 " size balls.
In a large sauce pan place 6 cups water and 6 beef bouillon cubes, bring to a boil and slowly add the meatballs. They will swell when cooked. Poach slowly for approximately 15 minutes. You may need to add more water and Bouillon if needed.
Place on wax paper to cool or add directly to your favorite sauce.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
can serve 6 or more, or 3 to 4 balls each.
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Half Hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I place directly into warm, Emeril's All Natural Home Style Marinara.
The balls can be frozen. Place into portion size bags and thaw as needed.

 

 

 

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