Ready in 45 minutes
This is my Moms meatball recipe that never lets me down. People always comment how fantastic they are and restaurants have taken the recipe from me. Try them and I hope you love em as well. They have a great consistency (not hard) and taste wonderful! Follow me on Twitter @ChefBigFatPanda
"Delicious soft meatballs! The first night, we put them on toasted baguettes with fresh mozzarella and marinara for meatball subs. A couple of nights later, we sliced the leftover meatballs and used them instead of pepperoni for our homemade pizza! So good ( I did add salt, pepper, and some Italian seasonings). "- Sarabond
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1. Combine all ingredients EXCEPT OIL (half the water) into large bowl and mix WELL by hand
2. Microwave a small piece of mixture to test texture and taste
(Add more water for softer meatballs)
3. Roll meatballs to slightly larger than a golf ball
4. Fry in 1/2 inch olive oil on medium heat turning over as needed. Do not burn.
(will cook more thoroughly in sauce otherwise cook fully through if eating plain)
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Justinpodm 1 days 22 hours agoThey were pretty good. I have had better meatballs before.
jmt8191 3 weeks agoAbsolutely delicious!!!
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Valerie411 2 months agoSo good and so easy to make. Cut the recipe in half and I still made enough meatballs for four or five people. Froze half for another dinner.
gg0812 3 months agoMy husband loved them... The only difference is that I baked them in the oven for 30 min at 400?
Lifeimproves 6 months agoGreat recipe! I bake @ 350 for 12-15 minutes instead of fry. Adding salt, a little oregano or chipotle chili powder is a nice option. Cheese was easy to ind at Costco - is a mix of Romano and Parmesan and is good!
SharonSena505 7 months ago
Rickg1123 8 months agoGreat basic meatball recipe. My son loves them. I first made them to the recipe and they were very good. The second time I simmered the meatballs in sauce instead of frying. I like them much better simmered than fried.
brandy74 9 months agoI added sauteed diced onion and these were great
twostpcwby 9 months ago
bushboy253 10 months agoadded onions, mushroom and almond milk , instead of water. made 12 huge meatballs. plated on a bed of spinach! great. was a hit with all the family.
SDMama 10 months agoSo easy to make and very delicious!! I make a huge batch and freeze some because my daughter is always asking for MORE MEATBALLS!
robbgriffin 10 months agoGreat meat balls. I used my meatball scope tongs, worked great. Used a jar sauce with a little cream to cut the acid. Turned out great. See my 4 window photo.
billiebadass 10 months ago
gelie 11 month agoMeet balls all fell apart
devin_wala 1 year agoThese were mighty tasty!
ChefBigFatPanda 1 year agoIf you use the cup of Pecorino Romano as the recipe states, I have found no lack of flavor. Yum!
marietapia-kaller 1 year agoCame out so good!
Coachfrias 1 year agoDelicious & easy!!! You can make and freeze for future cravings!
RobynQ 1 year agoSo moist and they had good flavor! I did add a little salt :)