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Meme's Meatballs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joanne Winkler
Added: Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound 85% lean ground sirloin, 1 and 1/2 cups breadcrumbs, 1 egg, 1 cup Romano cheese, 2 fresh minced garlic cloves, 1 large bunch of finely chopped parsley (without stems), and dash pepper

Directions:
Directions:
1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees
2. Mix all ingredients in a large mixing bowl with clean hands
3. Roll into oval balls about 2 inches in diameter
4. Wash hands
5. Put olive oil in baking pan to coat bottom
6. Put baking dish in oven for 5 minutes so oil gets hot
7. Remove dish and add meatballs put back in oven
8. Bake about 25-30 minutes then flip meatballs over. Be careful when turning them not to get the meat stuck to the pan.
9. Using the backside of a spatula push in one stroke to flip meatballs.
10. Bake for another 20 min. The meatballs will be sizzling and have a nice golden brown look.
11. Remove meatballs, let them rest for about an hour, then refrigerate. Only freeze them if you are not planning to eat them within the next day or so.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10 Meatballs
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hr. 15 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe produces about 10 meatballs. Meme usually triples the recipe when making a bulk batch.

 

 

 

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