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Aunt Jo's Meatballs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Aunt Jo
Added: Friday, July 11, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. ground sirloin or ground chuck
1 egg
6 Ritz crackers
2 slices of bread, broken up and moistened with water
Sprinkle of parsley
Handful Romano cheese
2 - 3 tsp. basil
Salt and pepper to taste
Sprinkle with garlic salt or garlic powder

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350F.
1. Mix all ingredients together well. Add water to get a nice consistency.
2. Roll into meatballs and place on a greased cookie sheet.
3. Bake for 30 minutes. Then turn each meatball over and sprinkle with garlic powder. Bake another 20 to 30 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandpa DiSalvatore was really big on adding fresh chopped garlic to the meatball mixture. The very first meatballs I ever made was 52 years ago under Pa's supervision. Needless to say I burned them all and had to throw them out. I've improved over the years!

 

 

 

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