Italian Meatballs

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Italian Meatballs
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef (at least 16 percent fat)
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 2/3 cup milk (whole or 2 percent)
  • 3 slices white bread (crusts removed, about 3 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano (or marjoram)
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 cup flour (for dusting)
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 1/2 cups tomato sauce ( , make in step 1 of method or use already prepared)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup carrots (finely chopped)
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery (finely)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 28 ounces tomatoes (crushed or whole, including the juice, or 1 3/4 pound of fresh tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil (or 2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil)
  • 1 teaspoon tomato paste
  • ground black pepper
  • salt
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NutritionView more

310Calories
Sodium27%DV640mg
Fat31%DV20g
Protein29%DV15g
Carbs6%DV19g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories310Calories from Fat180
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat20g31%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol70mg23%
Sodium640mg27%
Potassium510mg15%
Protein15g29%
Calories from Fat180
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate19g6%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars7g14%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.