Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs

Ingredients

  • Meatballs:
    • 1 pound beef
    • 1 pound ground pork
    • 2/3 cup milk
    • 3 slices of white bread, remove sides
    • 1/4 cup ricotta cheese
    • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 tsp Kosher salt
    • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
    • 2 tbsp black pepper
    • 1 tbsp dried oregano
    • 2-3 garlic cloves
    • About 1 cup of flour for dusting
    • 1/3 cup olive oil
    • 2 1/2 cups of tomato sauce

    Tomato Sauce:

    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 3/4 cup finely chopped onions
    • 3/4 cup finely chopped carrots
    • 3/4 cup finely chopped celery
    • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
    • 1 clove garlic
    • 28 whole tomatoes, [Peeled and chopped]
    • 1/2 tsp dried basil
    • 1 teaspoon tomato paste
    • Salt & black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Meatballs:
    • 1 pound beef
    • 1 pound ground pork
    • 2/3 cup milk
    • 3 slices of white bread, remove sides
    • 1/4 cup ricotta cheese
    • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 tsp Kosher salt
    • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
    • 2 tbsp black pepper
    • 1 tbsp dried oregano
    • 2-3 garlic cloves
    • About 1 cup of flour for dusting
    • 1/3 cup olive oil
    • 2 1/2 cups of tomato sauce

    Tomato Sauce:

    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 3/4 cup finely chopped onions
    • 3/4 cup finely chopped carrots
    • 3/4 cup finely chopped celery
    • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
    • 1 clove garlic
    • 28 whole tomatoes, [Peeled, seeded, and chopped]
    • 1/2 tsp dried basil
    • 1 teaspoon tomato paste
    • Salt & black pepper to taste
    • Serve hot

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