If you prefer to use leaner breast meat, just be careful not to overcook. Sounds perfect, Debbie. Will definitely be bookmarking your site. Working in batches, add meatballs and fry until brown and cooked through, turning frequently and adding more oil as needed, about 15 minutes per batch. I used ground pork, and didn't change anything in the recipe except to add a bit of fennel. Thanks. I love your addition of sausage and the onion and garlic cooked in butter. 2 Make the Meatballs. Another thing I did that helped the balls stay round and not flatten is chilled them in the fridge for 10 minutes or so. I have found that frozen hamburger can contain less moisture than fresh. Softer cheeses may melt out a bit, so just be aware of that. Hi Ruth, Not to mention clean up is so easy and there wasn’t any grease flying anywhere. I would like to know if you have any suggestions of what I might have done wrong and I could correct it. Such great feedback, Vanessa. Thanks so much. I’ve been looking for a good meatball recipe for way too long now lol- have you ever made these with ground turkey meat?? I always make this recipe with ground beef–mostly out of habit. Cashews are often used in vegan recipes to mimic the flavor of cheese. Parmesan, and remaining 2 Tbsp. These are incredible meatballs! And I love when you can use something that might otherwise go to waste…like the funky cereal: ). I’m thrilled you enjoyed, Amy, and appreciate the comment! First time I have made meatballs in a year since going GF. This might have thrown off the amount of binder, for example. You could try baking them on a rack, Lynda. If you try, I’d love to hear what you think! Very flavorful and moist. Remove to a paper towel to drain. Can the meatballs be baked in the oven on a rack in a baking pan instead of directly on the baking pan? I’m so happy the recipe is a keeper, Kathy, and how nice to have the fresh herbs on hand! I found out the hard way that my oven was registering that it had reached full temp before it had. Tried this for the first time tonight and all I can say is WOW! Hi Karen, I think sausage will add wonderful flavor. The meatballs turned out moist and flavourful. This will add a great flavor boost to most any sauce or soup. I mix mine with equal parts of venison, ground sausage and ground chuck. The family loves meatballs I want to make a triple batch, so that means 6 eggs! These were so great you didn’t even notice the weird smalls balls of cereal in them. Love reading this, Brittany! Way too much bread crumbs for only 1 lb of meat, which makes the meatballs taste more like bread. I’m delighted the meatballs have been a hit with your family and at the bridal shower. Made with a mix of beef and pork, fresh basil, aged parmesan, and plenty of seasonings, My Favorite Meatballs are a delicious, make-ahead dinner that is just as good to serve to company as they … Double batch in our oven now. Just made them this morning and sampled one. Shortcut Blender Tomato Sauce (above) pairs beautifully with these meatballs and is perfect when vine-ripened tomatoes are in season. Pingback: Pheasant Italian Meatballs | Kitchen Portfolio. Have also substituted ground turkey at times and still great! I didn’t have any rice Chex but had a funky flax cereal that I couldn’t eat as a cereal! I will definitely make this again, but the meat to Panko ratio has to be higher. So glad that I found your website! I have to approve first-time commenters–it’s typical of a WordPress site. Morton kosher salt, oz. Also, since they are already cooked how long should I let simmer in sauce or should I bake with sauce on them? Hope you enjoy! Great for swedish meatballs!!! My 11 yr old daughter ate 8 of these before we even sat down for dinner! Such good news, Amy. Mix until ingredients are well blended. Hope that helps and that the modified version is much enjoyed! This looks easy and tasty. That happens here, too! Would it matter in the consistency at all? Absolutely the best meatballs that I had ever had ! I’m going to make these meatballs for a Christmas get together (potluck for only about 60 people), they call for panko or breadcrumbs & you can substitute Rice Chex. We stripped meatballs down to the most essential elements, creating a recipe that is easy enough for a postwork dinner. There, I said it. These meatballs are excellent. I put parsley in the meatballs and basil in the sauce. Next time I would add fresh garlic and parsley to the meatballs and do only 1 cup of bread crumbs. They can be frozen in sauce and would still taste quite good, but they may become softer than you prefer. I used it for the recipe. Thanks for letting me know, Teresa. You’ll need: Meatballs – Panko, milk, … So glad this was a hit! Great to know, Joan! Thank you for this meatball recipe almost like my Italian mom made! Good texture and taste. The sponge consistency you are referring to may be more a function of fat content and a combination of meats. Thank you for the great feedback, Andy. I’m especially glad they’re a hit with your little one! Trans Fat 0.0g Can’t seem to get mine just right. Hi Ann, I am making more to freeze! Ty. How to Serve Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Meatballs. Season with salt and pepper. Thanks Ann 4 this simple yet great ingredient recipe! Tip #2: If you have a leftover piece of rind from the Parmesan, let it simmer in the crock pot with the marinara sauce or save for another soup recipe. Best of all the meatballs didn’t have that hard, chewy outside that I find from frying. Restaurant recommendations you trust. olive oil, half the Parmesan (reserve remaining for garnish), ¼ tsp. Wow! Your comment is awesome, DeNece, and I’m so happy these were a total success and will become your go-to. It does not say whether the pan is lined with foil or sprayed with cooking spray. My house will smell yummy! ❤️. It’s perfectly yummy! You could omit the Parmesan, although it does provide great flavor and some binding in this recipe. Very high in iron, zinc, selenium, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12 Perhaps someone will try and comment! & if yes, will it also dry out that way. I’d add them towards the end of cooking time so they don’t absorb too much broth. Tonight is probably the 20th time I’ve made these and they turn out perfect every time. Let me know how you make out! It is normal for the mixture to be kind of wet? I bet they will be divine with your favorite sauce. Love these in a meatball sandwich. Combine ground chicken, egg, Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt and pepper, and red pepper flakes in a large bowl and stir until fully combined. Ground venison could certainly be used in place of ground beef. Because it’s leaner, however, the meatballs would be more susceptible to drying out if slightly overcooked. I’m glad you found this recipe and appreciate all your lovely feedback. It is the keeper of all keepers! Sounds like a delicious addition, Stephanie. Hi Cassie, The mixture shouldn’t be overly wet. This will become a definite staple in our house! I’m so happy to read your comment, Bayleigh…and LOVE that you made burgers out of them! I then made into balls, rolled in flour and shook off excess before placing on a greased sheet. If I were to try to closely replicate the flavor I might–odd as it sounds–try ground cashews. Mix it all together well. My grandson who has food sensitivities asks for spaghetti with these special meatballs whenever he comes to visit. I would recommend using the eggs to help bind everything. These meatballs are delicious, full of flavor, quick and easy. This sounds wonderful! Yield: approximately 24 meatballs Followed your recipe, except for the milk (which I totally forgot) after baking put some into my homemade pasta sauce and they plumped up great and tasted wonderful. Just came across your meatball recipe so they’re in the oven as we speak. Thanks so much for letting me know. This is fabulous, Nancy! What better than the approval from a Sicilian mother and her daughter?! Absolutely DELICIOUS! Copyright 2021, Fountain Avenue Kitchen. Thanks! Hi Nanci, Wonderful news and thank you for following up with your results. Great to have for many meals in a hurry! Maybe try preheating 5 minutes longer before putting them in. I’m so glad these were a hit! I’m delighted the meatballs were a hit, and I bet the lasagne was fantastic! What would be the cooking instructions for frozen-uncooked meatballs? Can’t wait to try these. You can avoid this by checking for doneness a few minutes early and adjusting as needed. Hi Ann I’m so happy to read your comment, Janice. Seriously awesome meatballs! Form into 16 meatballs. Paired with Roast Vegetable Lasagne, now have a very happy family!! This is a homerun. The recipe looks amazing . I made one batch regular size meatballs. That’s awesome, Amy. They’re so delicious. I did ck different ones out, & chose yours! They sound perfect and I’m glad they’re on the menu again! If it’s just a preference, you could get similar but milder flavor from shallots. I used my convection oven so they browned very nicely on a foil lined sprayed cookie sheet. Sorry for such a long explanation but I just wanted you to know how they turned out. I have never used milk or eggs in meatballs. I hope this is helpful! Related Video Hi Ann, Such great news, Samantha! Thanks for sharing!! Thank you so much for sharing! Thanks for mentioning. Hope that helps! I like the suggestion of mixing everything but the meat and then add the mix to the meat. You are very welcome, Bella. This is the second time I have made them in a week. Delighted it’s a repeater…and I bet that homemade sauce is fabulous! So happy these went over well and I’m grateful for the feedback! I also used an Italian spice blend in place of just oregano and used grated Grana Padano instead of parmesan. I am celiac, but they make gluten free Pablo bread crumbs now (Ian’s) yaaaay! They are perfect every time I make them. And how exciting to have a wedding in your future! Thanks for your feedback, Holly! Yay! HI Christi – The meatballs look deelish and very close to my own. was rewarded with stellar results, and I appreciate the feedback. This a great simple recipe. They freeze beautifully, by the way, so you can look forward to effortless meals in the near future! Can’t wait to try this recipe. You just made my day, Viki! I’m glad the tip helps and hope you enjoy! I have never heard of putting oregano in a meatball. We had not had meatballs since my 8 year old was diagnosed with celiac disease, and they had been a beloved staple in our pre GF life… We used Ann’s GF version with Rice chex and they were such a success I cooked a double batch just to freeze! That’s a great way to incorporate the liquid. Place over medium-high heat. Thank YOU for the kind feedback, Sarah. Step 2. Thank you for sharing… I’m hooked! Fry the meatballs until they are browned on … Bake, freeze on a cookie sheet, then when frozen solid, and pop a dozen into a freezer bag or FoodSaver vacuum bag. My family loves them. I followed the recipe as is except doubled the recipe and reduced the amount of milk; they taste a little too bread crumby. I love the tip you gave of putting the Parm/Reg rind in the marinara while simmering, it tastes awesome, never would have thought of that. Calories 70 (Calories from Fat 21) Easy.Delish.Repeat Recipe. 5 yr old, and 3 yr old)… I doubled the recipe using 1# ground beef and 1# ground pork… Otherwise, everything was TO THE RECIPE. And thank YOU for the thoughtful comment, John. Decided to give these meatballs a try and so glad that I did! can I use ground turkey instead of hamburger? Or fry in oil until deeply browned all over. You are welcome, Barbara. Great news, Sharon! Fabulous! My suggestion, however, would be to use dark meat as the breast meat is more likely to dry out if overcooked even a little. I just love these meatballs! Hi Danielle, I’m thrilled these were a success! Is it better to make this the day before & keep in the frig without the balls in order to enhance the flavor. Or i use romano cheese no lactose. Thank you! Lightly greasing the baking sheet or lining it with foil (which I would still lightly grease) would work well, too. Meatballs, marinara sauce, baked asiago and pasta and that incredible looking pizza! Combine the ground beef, 1/4 cup of breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, egg, and milk. Thank you! Your Recipe is almost like mine. It was perfect. Push to one side of tray. If not, go ahead and sprinkle in a bit more of the breadcrumbs. So easy to make and I doubled the recipe thankfully bc they ROCK! I love these. You can send that army marching off into Ciabatta rolls and make a meatball sub. I find a better blend of ingredients adds to a better overall taste. A softer cheese may melt out a little, so just be aware of that. I hope you had a great Christmas and have a happy healthy new year. Hope you love them as much as we do, Alyssa! Or reheat with sauce, top with cheese and make into a mean meatball sandwich. Add sausage, beef, and spinach; gently mix to combine. Thank you for taking the time to comment! I was right if I stirred them they would have fallen apart. I’m thrilled they’ve made the regular rotation! I bet they will be divine with your favorite sauce. If you try, I’d love to know how you make out…and best wishes to the new mom! I had the same problem. Thanks for responding Ann. Though the meatballs would still taste great, they may break up somewhat. Made these today and they came out so good! Combined with another factor, it could have been. Glad it’s a keeper nonetheless. These were great! Congratulations on 50 years! Have you ever tried it? The second time I did a double batch for the freezer. YUM!!! A stocked freezer is a treat, and your meatball/sausage swap sounds perfect! Cooking advice that works. I’m Ann, but no worries! Added 1/2 lb of ground veal, also increased the amount of garlic, parmesan and breadcrumbs to offset the additional meat. Thanks 4 u recipe! Thanks so much for reminding everyone how adaptable these meatballs are…and how nice it is to have a stash in the freezer! Total Fat 2.4g4% Otherwise, the meatballs are likely to be dry. If you want to be sure the first time around, you could use a thermometer and look for an internal temperature of 165℉. And my husband loves them too!!!!! Best tasting, very moist and easy-to-make meatballs I’ve had in a long time. I spray non stick baking sheet. These meatballs are phenomenal!! I made the batch pictured below with a friend. CHICKEN MEATBALLS: (See Note 2) In a large bowl, combine the ground chicken, panko, grated Parmesan cheese, egg, dried parsley, dried oregano, onion powder, 1 teaspoon minced garlic, … I’m so glad these went over well, and your husband is on to something with the subs. I’m so glad you enjoyed! Thank you for posting such a fantastic recipe, these will be the only meatballs I ever make. I use gluten free seasoned breadcrumbs. Lots of fun to make. They worked beautifully. Thanks for your great comments and tip, Marta. That’s awesome, Christie! That is so great, Shannon, and what a wonderful setting to have dinner. I’m so happy your hard work (4 lbs!!!) These will be my to go meatball recipe. It is fine to freeze it, too. You can also use apple sauce as a binder…. If I needed to make them dairy free, what would you suggest to substitute the parmesan cheese? Thanks so much for your great comment! I used crushed crackers instead of of bread crumbs, Mozzarella cheese instead of parmesan, dried basil instead of fresh, and I added some thyme. An Italian Canadian making these ASAP! To avoid any noticeable flakes, you may want to pulse them several times in the food processor before adding to the meat. I’m guessing it might be your baking sheets, Katie. My husband even commented on how it would make great meatball subs.. so that’s dinner tomorrow night! My family loves these meatballs! So glad these were an unexpected hit! The cook time is a little tricky I think because of the breadcrumbs, but the authentic flavor is there for sure! Do you have a good marinara sauce recipe you can share? Thank you! im going to make these afternoon.glad to fix something different. Fabulous! You would want to use 1/3 of the total amount–so less–when using dried instead of fresh. Used this recipe to make burgers as well for a family barbecue and they were a hit! I finally found an extremely good and easy meatball recipe. Thank you! Also, what tastes better in this recipe- parsley or basil?? A convection oven makes the meatballs brown evenly and get a little crust on them. After making the balls, I would put in the refrigerator and bake at 375 for 22-25 min. It’s definitely a keeper! Of course, my son and I had to sample the meatballs, out of the oven, and pre-slider… They were soooo incredibly flavorful, tender, juicy, and just DELICIOUS!! So glad this recipe is a keeper and love the way you’ve adapted it! Yours was the first recipe that popped up when I searched ‘oven meatballs’ in Pinterest and I’m so very glad it did. Thank you. Plus I had a very cute helper that loves to stir! Hi Kairi, They will likely take about 5 minutes more, give or take a few minutes depending on oven. Should I maybe cook longer for my sponge consistency or is that not it? My favorite Italian deli is about twenty five miles away and I was craving a meatball sandwich. That is really interesting, Nina, and I am trying to figure out why that may have happened. Thank you Brenda. a really good appetizer. Big hit tonight! Garnish the fried spaghetti with remaining parmesan and serve with tomato sauce. Glad I doubled the recipe & froze half. I would hate for you to use them and not like the outcome in what is sure to be a very large batch. Can I use water instead of milk and eliminate the Parmesan cheese? The breadcrumbs absorb the moisture and help everything bind better. I’m so happy this recipe is a close match for one that brings back memories of your mom. This recipe should be called “Bread crumbs and pasta”. May try with ground turkey next time. I am making a pasta dish that requires the meatballs to be fried to enhance the flavor of the pasta. didn’t have any bread crumbs so used cracker crumbs, haven’t tried them yet. I am alone and too tired to make lengthy recipes. The meatballs were delicious. Added them to my spaghetti sauce with sausages, so yummy!! No need to cover the meatballs when baking, Larry. I am so embarrassed that I served these to my family. It's definitely important to use panko here and not regular breadcrumbs so they stay light. Want to download recipes and will subscribe to your website. When making a huge batch, small inconsistencies in measuring are amplified. You could substitute chicken broth to make up for some of the flavor that the Parmesan would contribute. Great news, Christine. Glad you liked them! Of course you would be given the appropriate credit for the image and your link would be shown as well. When making a big batch, I recommend mixing all of the ingredients except the beef first. Thanks for mentioning, Bruce! I’m not sure my version is quite as good as the deli (they really do an excellent job on everything) but knowing I have a good number of meatballs in the refrigerator whenever I want them . Thank you! These will definitely become a staple! My 22 year old son and I made these meatballs tonight – they were AMAZING. Thank you!! 3. This might sound crazy to a few, but as I haven’t made meatballs in years, just want to confirm that it is 1/4 cup or parsley or basil? Lightly brush a large rimmed baking sheet with oil. This meatball recipe is awesome and a definite keeper. Slowly lower the spaghetti into the hot oil and cook, turning occasionally for about four minutes. Maybe you could try double-wrapping when you do freeze it and see if that helps. I’m delighted you and your husband enjoyed these–and I’m sure he loves that you cook for him as much as you love doing it. : ), There is a Mexican soup ALBOBIGAS that uses raw rice in the meatball soup. I actually used 2 lbs. This is mostly for visual appeal. Remove from the pan and set aside. I used ground pork and ground beef. We love eating them, as is, for an entree, too, Cathy! I’m making these tonight but all I have is dry parsley and basil how much would I use for this recipe? Everyone I make these for is obsessed. In both cases I would use the same quantity. Wipe out any Panko breadcrumbs and heat the remaining 2 … So good to read your comment, Jeff. If it’s more convenient, you can prepare the mixture in advance but it really isn’t necessary. We brought these to the beach at the lake last night – the adults and kids ate them as hors d’oeuvres dipped in the basic marinara. https://fountainavenuekitchen.com/pumpkin-ginger-cookies/ Thanks for the awesome feedback! Hi Brenda, The meatballs may be frozen before or after cooking. Mmmmeatballs! I did not have Panko bread crumbs so I substituted Town House crackers that I crushed with a rolling pin. Oooh yummy! I should have known something was wrong as soon as I put in the Panko, because it was so much! My grandson is allergic to eggs. I have found it. I have never given a review of a recipe before… But THESE meatballs changed that! We did that for years rather than expensive oven repairs. Hope that helps and that you enjoy! The basil is what makes these amazing in my opinion. I am so glad these were a hit with your family! Broil until golden and firm, 7 to 10 minutes. Just wanted to get back to you. We eat these once every week or two, especially on nights I have to work late. Hi Lisa, You could certainly make this recipe without the cheese, although it does add extra flavor and binding qualities. I’m thrilled you liked and appreciate your comment, Judy! For the last 5 min I move my meatballs to the simmering sauce with the rind and the flavor is delicious. I’m sorry if you had trouble commenting but glad you persevered. Definitely will be making these again and my daughter shared the recipe already with someone else who wants to try it! My comments keep disappearing. The 5, 8 and 11 year olds could not get enough. https://www.food.com/recipe/incredible-baked-meatballs-498441 Made these for a large group of the University of Michigan men’s rowing team last spring and thankfully pinned this recipe on Pinterest — the meatballs were gone in seconds and the guys loved them. Also, would you suggest freezing these before baking or after baking for future meals? So so good!!! I made them last night and I am afraid I will be making them alot..lol! Not sure where I went wrong unless it was the lesser amount of milk I added. The silver lining of this experience - I learned a valuable lesson in recipe proportions. Be sure to press the panko into the spaghetti. Meatballs: I had to make some substitutions for what I had but they still turned out great. I always use ground beef, but you could certainly make that substitution. Let me know if you have further questions or need more help after trying this! Terrific, Karen! Great, easy recipe. To a shallow dish, add the panko breadcrumbs and roll each meatball to thoroughly coat. I’m excited to try with the rice chex for my sister who can’t eat gluten. Bake until browned on second side and an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center of each one registers 160°, 5–7 minutes. I found this recipe and decided to go for it. Yay! I think this one is the winning one in my opinion. I used the meatloaf meat mix and it might be do to the fat content. I’ve made them twice now. Would they be ok if I simply left the cheese out and didn’t replace it with any other ingredient? Drop meatballls into soup & cook about half hour… Add cilanto at the end, I love albondigas, Maria! It wouldn’t hurt to try. Thanks So Much!! I’m so happy they were a hit with your family and appreciate your comment! Super easy and super delicious….so good that my kids even ate them! I’m thrilled these were a hit! Feel free to report back if you try! Question, when I made them, they were pull apart soft on the inside but I like a bit more together sponge-ish meatballs, like Larosas from Cincinnati. Love your comment, Jamie, and glad that Dad earned bonus points! I thaw in the fridge overnight and reheat in either tomato sauce or use brown gravy like I did tonight. Stir in egg. I’m delighted this recipe will be your new go-to! Very moist and flavorful and held their shape perfectly. A single recipe yields two dozen golfball-size meatballs. I found the rice Chex cereal and use that to make them.I did make the meatballs thank you for suggesting mixing the spices and things first before adding the meat. These are great! My house smells of goodness! This recipe has become my go-to for meatballs... works great with turkey which I always seem to have in the freezer. Looking forward to making a double batch of these. You are most welcome, Debbie! Just seems for me like there is too much breadcrumbs and cheese. This is my first time baking meat balls, I normally fry them. My daughter in law is nursing and can’t do dairy. I often freeze a couple of portions for two recipes which are linked on the recipe page. Courtney, So happy the meatballs were a hit and that you had a perfect substitution! For another option, one of my favorite gluten-free substitutions is using crushed Rice Chex for panko. I know now when I make a big batch like this using the recipe for the first time I will do 1 pound at a time and if anything goes wrong I can make changes. Hi Amanda, I’m thrilled these have become a regular dinner at your house and that they make an especially easy meal on busy days. My husband and I had to sample a few and it took all that we had not to sit down and have a bunch more. Were yours in the slow cooker for a while? If you can help me ?? I bet they were especially terrific in your homemade sauce! Diamond Crystal or ¾ tsp. Thanks Ann! Can’t wait to immerse in fav sauce and cook for 20 minutes or so to add some additional flavor to sauce. Making spaghetti next week for family gathering. oil in a medium bowl until nearly a smooth paste. He ate so many, I almost didn’t have leftovers. I am linking a post for which I tested it, followed by a link to their site. Will be replacing my current baked meatball recipe. So I want to make these, they sound great and the reviews confirm that. And even better because they are so easy to make. It has been a while since I have made these. I’m so glad you found me, too, and am thrilled these were a hit with your family. I bake them on parchment paper and they are always perfect. Divide meatballs among plates and spoon some sauce over. Shape into 20 balls (about 1 1/4 inches); place on prepared baking sheet. I have never baked meatballs before but the thought of standing over the stove with fry pans popping and sizzling just wasn’t what I wanted to do on my Sunday afternoon. You are very welcome, Cathy. Thank you for the suggestion and helping me break tradition. I patted the mixture into a 1 inch thick rectangle and cut it into evenly sized squares. I did cheat though and used 1/2 ground beef and 1/2 ground lamb Protein 7.8g Good thing you made plenty and so happy the recipe is a keeper, Lucy! Chill (optional step). Parmesan, finely grated (about ½ cup), plus more for serving, lb. That happens! % Daily Value* I pinned to save as I never measure when cooking and this helps so my kids have it written someplace safe. No matter if I turn them halfway, they come out too brown/burnt on bottoms. I think cooking longer would make them firmer. My whole family approves. This will add a great flavor boost to most any sauce or soup. Pingback: The Fountain Avenue Kitchen – 3-Ingredient Chuck Roast in Foil. My pleasure. Thanks so much for letting me know…and here’s to the next 20! Sodium 172mg7% I love the smell of these, too! Sue, Such great news and you are very welcome. Also, has anyone done both parsley and basil? oil over medium heat. Do you happen to have the breakdown of nutritional facts for these amazing meatballs? First of all I would like to say thank you for the quick reply back to me. These meatballs are delicious! Recipe called for 2 cups bread crumbs But I used one cup of breadcrumbs and one cup of cheese in my meat balls feel moist so should I forget about the cup of breadcrumbs. My husband who says everything I cook is alright, said they were good so… Smiley face. Thank you. You could really bake them either way, but for the cooking time noted to be accurate, you’d want to thaw the meatballs first. I use my fresh parsley and basil in them and everyone loves them. I have made it several times and used my garden herbs. These are the BOMB. These are delicious! Thanks so much for letting me know! Generally speaking, when you want to use dry instead of fresh, use 1/3 the amount as the dried herbs are more concentrated. Thank you for your recipe. Glad you liked, Nick, and I wish I had tasted a Larosas meatball to be able to offer a better opinion. Roll meatball mixture into 1-2" balls. I usually freeze them after cooking so I can use them quickly, if needed. I don’t know how i oopsed . I’m thrilled the recipe is a keeper! My very finicky 9 year old decided that we MUST make meatballs for dinner tonight. * Based on a 2000 calorie diet I’m excited to use the herbs fresh from my garden!! So easy for a busy day. If frozen after cooking, just make sure you cool completely. I’m thrilled these are a hit with your family! Just made this and OMG! I will let you know how they turn out. Can I use a different one, like marble? So happy to have found this recipe! In a large mixing bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, parsley, Parmesan cheese, egg, salt and pepper.Mix well to form into uniform consistency. Feel free to share your recipe! Feel free to report back if you try! I’m delighted this will be your go-to recipe and appreciate the thoughtful feedback. I plan on making them pm tomorrow! Perfect when vine-ripened tomatoes are in season her grandmother and garlic cooked in butter i should have known something wrong... 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