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Italian Meatballs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jean Steele

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. bread crumbs
c. water
2 eggs
c. grated Parmesan cheese
1 tsp. dried parsley
tsp. dried oregano, crushed
1 tsp. salt
dash of pepper
1 lb ground beef
2 Tbs. olive oil
Marinara sauce

Directions:
Directions:
Combine bread crumbs and water. Stir in eggs, parmesan, herbs, salt and pepper.

Add meat, mix well.

With wet hands form 20-24 small balls.

Heat oil and cook meatballs until brown, turning regularly over low to medium heat.

Place meatballs on paper towels to remove extra oil.

Heat sauce to a boil. Lower to a simmer, add meatballs, and cook loosely for 30 to 40 minutes.

Serve with spaghetti.

 

 

 

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