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Classic Meatballs

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  • meatballs
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 300 grams beef mince
  • 200 grams pork mince
  • 1/2 cup ricotta
  • 2 eggs (or 1 large egg)
  • 1/2 bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground fennel
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano (or ½ tspn dried oregano)
  • 3 garlic cloves (crushed)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 400 grams tomatoes (tinned)
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    Calories460Calories from Fat290
    Total Fat32g49%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat290
    Total Carbohydrate11g4%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C35%

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


    Jay 9 months ago
    Just right! Would make again
    Jason I. a year ago
    Does it for me every time. I triple the recipe and have meatballs for days.
    Emma Grandas a year ago
    I skipped the fennel seeds on the meatballs it was really good!
    Daivd Rodriguez a year ago
    GREAT!! Everyone loves IT .
    de dcourage a year ago
    jeezo pete! these were sooooo delicious! I'm bringing them as my new go-to potluck delight from now on!
    Annette Dellapi a year ago
    Oh my gosh‼️👍🏼 my new meatball recipe...sorry mama
    Teresa a year ago
    Turned out great! I added a little extra fennel and pepper flakes, used ground veal. Would also be good if you mixed in some geound italian sausage. Will definitely make this again.
    Happy 2b a Kelly 2 years ago
    It was amazing, this will be my go to recipe for meatballs.
    Nicole 2 years ago
    Very good, I also added red pepper flakes to the sauce and some red wine
    Sommer 2 years ago
    Very tasty. I will definitely make it again.
    Park Carmean 2 years ago
    I added a little garlic and used a favorite sauce of mine...Served it over Angel Hair pasta. Delicious!
    SavvyCook 2 years ago
    Beautiful my men destroyed it
    Debra F. 2 years ago
    Great for a finicky husband!
    Ed Cheung 3 years ago
    It was great. Easy to make and delicious.
    Alicia C. 3 years ago
    great and awesome and amazing and orgasmic
    Laurie W. 3 years ago
    Delicious recipe. We misread the recipe and put minced onion and tomato paste in the meatballs. We also added grated Parmesan cheese. The recipe makes a huge amount. We plan to freeze some and use the others for meatball sandwiches.
    Arley 3 years ago
    Meatballs were awesome! Didn’t make the sauce used my own sauce recipe.
    Tom Bogdanski 4 years ago
    Came out great very moist and soft but not crumbly maintains its shape
    Diane N. 4 years ago
    Perfect , need to double the and recipe and freeze half uncooked for a gourmet dinner with drive thru time.
    Sally Engram 4 years ago
    I am cooking for my son's rehearsal dinner. My husband told me to make a second batch after he tasted the meatballs and sauce. Fantastic flavor. A real keeper!
    Janice H. 4 years ago
    Delicious.......My family asked for second helpings. I will definitely make this again. I wouldn't change anything.
    Yaprak Y. 4 years ago
    This recipe turned out great. I added cheese please see the pic I attached. I will definetely will do it again, higly recommended.
    Daphney B. 5 years ago
    It turned out beautifully, my family loves it. It was easy to make and I would love to make again. I put pasta in the mix and it was great
    Rebekah Epp 5 years ago
    Delicious a hint of sweet but yet tongue tingling!!! Just what I love!! Adding it to family favorites