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Grandma’s Italian Meatballs

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Grandma’s Italian Meatballs

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Grandma’s Italian Meatballs

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Grandma’s Italian Meatballs

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 15-20 minutes | Servings: 6

Ingredients:

1 lb. Ground beef

1 lb. Ground pork

2 tsp. Minced garlic

1 C. Grated parmesan cheese

2 tbsp. Fresh chopped parsley

2 C. Crumbs from a stale loaf of bread

1 C. Water

2 large eggs

Salt and pepper to taste

1 C. Oil for frying

How to make Grandma’s Italian Meatballs:

Step 1. In a mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, ground pork, parmesan cheese, garlic, parsley, bread crumbs, eggs, and salt and pepper to taste. Knead with your hands to combine well.

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Step 2. Add the water in a little at a time until the mixture is very moist, but still clumps together well when squeezed in your hand.

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Step 3. Heat the oil in a deep-sided skillet over medium-high heat on the stove.

Step 4. Add the meatballs to the heated oil, frying on all sides until completely cooked through.

Enjoy!

Grandma’s Italian Meatballs

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Grandma’s Italian Meatballs

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6
Grandma’s Italian Meatballs
4.34 from 6 votes

Ingredients 

  • 1 lb. Ground beef
  • 1 lb. Ground pork
  • 2 tsp. Minced garlic
  • 1 C. Grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp. Fresh chopped parsley
  • 2 C. Crumbs from a stale loaf of bread
  • 1 C. Water
  • 2 Large eggs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 C. Oil for frying

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, ground pork, parmesan cheese, garlic, parsley, bread crumbs, eggs, and salt and pepper to taste. Knead with your hands to combine well.
  • Add the water in a little at a time until the mixture is very moist, but still clumps together well when squeezed in your hand.
  • Heat the oil in a deep-sided skillet over medium high heat on the stove.
  • Add the meatballs to the heated oil, frying on all sides until completely cooked through.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 884kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 72g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 50g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 213mg | Sodium: 535mg | Sugar: 1g
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