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Italian Meatballs
Basic Meatball that can be Enhanced to Your Taste!
3/4 lb. lean hamburg
1/4 lb. ground pork
1/4 lb. ground veal
1/4 lb. ground sweet sausage
2 or 3 cloves garlic, minced
2 or three dashes Worcestershire Sauce
1/2 cup diced white onion
1 egg
3/4 cup dried breadcrumbs
1 Tbls. dried Italian seasoning
1/4 tsp. dried basil
1 Tbls. olive oil
Pinch crush red pepper
one tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground pepper


In a large mixing bowl beat egg then place all ingredients in bowl. Using hands, mix ingredients together. Form balls somewhat larger than a golfball size.

In a large skillet heat two tablespoons olive oil. Brown four balls at a time turning constantly.

Clean skillet if needed through the browning process and start again with clean olive oil.

Place meatballs in sauce and simmer for two hours or until cooked through.

Trick: Before making the balls, take a small sample of the meat and fry it until done. Taste and adjust seasoning to your liking.

Preparation Time: Serves: 4
Recipe Origin: United States
Submitted by:
Glen W.
United States
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