Classic Meatballs

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21Ingredients
105Minutes
850Calories

Ingredients

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  • 10 ounces ground beef chuck (or veal)
  • 10 ounces pork shoulder (ground)
  • 2 ounces pork fat (minced, or unsmoked bacon)
  • 2 ounces prosciutto (minced)
  • 1 1/4 cups flat leaf parsley leaves (loosely packed, minced, plus more for garnish)
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red chile flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 7 slices white bread (finely ground in a food processor)
  • kosher salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 2/3 cup ricotta (drained in a strainer for 2 hours)
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 3 eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (plus more for greasing)
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine
  • 4 cups tomato purée (canned)
  • 1 cup beef stock (or water)
  • grated Parmesan (for garnish)
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    NutritionView More

    850Calories
    Sodium87% DV2090mg
    Fat75% DV49g
    Protein104% DV53g
    Carbs17% DV51g
    Fiber28% DV7g
    Calories850Calories from Fat440
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat49g75%
    Saturated Fat15g75%
    Trans Fat0.5g
    Cholesterol290mg97%
    Sodium2090mg87%
    Potassium2040mg58%
    Protein53g104%
    Calories from Fat440
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate51g17%
    Dietary Fiber7g28%
    Sugars16g32%
    Vitamin A70%
    Vitamin C90%
    Calcium35%
    Iron70%

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

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