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Italian Meatballs Recipe

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This recipe for Italian Meatballs, by , is from The Dimiceli Cucina, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Betty Dimiceli
Added: Tuesday, November 25, 2008


1 pound lean ground beef
2 slices bread, moistened
2 eggs
1/2 cup Italian Progresso bread crumbs
1 tablespoon Romano cheese
1 small onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup celery heart, finely chopped
1/4 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped

Preheat oven 400
Place meat in mixing bowl with moistened bread, bread crumbs and cheese
Place eggs, and vegetables in food processor and process 5-7 seconds or until mixed
Pour over meat and knead well until mixed
Cover cookie sheets with foil and roll meat into 2 inch balls
Bake for 10 minutes
Remove from oven and drop into tomato gravy (recipe in sauces section)
Or may be frozen at this stage for later use




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