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Meatballs Italian Style

How to make Italian Style Meatballs. Demonstrated by cooking professional Betty Bannerman Busciglio.
  Ground beef 226 Gram
  Ground veal 226 Gram
  Ground pork meat 226 Gram
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), grated
  Italian breadcrumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Parmigiano cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), freshly grated
  Parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Eggs 4 , lightly beaten
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1. In a large bowl add in all the 3 meats and eggs, mix lightly.
2. Add in remaining ingredients to the mixture except the olive oil. Mix lightly but thoroughly.
3. Form meatballs keeping hands rinsed in cold water. Makes 20 meatballs from the mixture.
4. Heat a large, heavy stockpot pours in olive oil. Let the oil heat and add 6 meatballs to pan. Allow to brown and then turn to brown on all sides.
5. Remove the balls to a clean bowl and continue browning remaining meatballs.

6. Pour your favorite sauce over the Meatballs and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Shallow Frying
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
If you thought that meatballs are too boring, take a look at this video recipe of Three Meat Italian Meatballs and think again. This is an age old recipe from a traditional Italian family and it has its own distinct taste and texture. Try it out to see how they really taste. Happy Cooking!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 565 Calories from Fat 390

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 43 g66.9%

Saturated Fat 14.8 g73.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 281.7 mg93.9%

Sodium 399.3 mg16.6%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.59 g2.4%

Sugars 1.1 g

Protein 35 g69.3%

Vitamin A 15.8% Vitamin C 14.9%

Calcium 19.3% Iron 15.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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