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Thursday, November 01 2012

Ground beef, sausage, and just the right seasonings make these meatballs a soon-to-be family favorite.


Recipe from 
Servings: about 16 meatballs
Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 10 mins
     recipe  Mama's Marinara (see Recipe Center)
     pound  ground beef
    12  ounces  bulk Italian sausage, hot or sweet
    1/2  cup  fine, dry bread crumbs
    1/4  cup  milk
       egg, slightly beaten
    1/4  cup  fresh Italian parsley, finely chopped
    1/4  cup  freshly grated Parmesan cheese
     teaspoon  dried Italian seasoning
     teaspoon  kosher salt
    1/4  teaspoon  freshly ground pepper
     tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil
Prepare Mama's Marinara. Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl combine ground beef, sausage, bread crumbs, milk, egg, parsley, cheese, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper until well combined. Form mixture into balls, about 1-1/2 inches in diameter.
In a large skillet, cook the meatballs in hot olive oil over medium heat for 10 minutes or until browned, turning occasionally.
Bring Mama's Marinara to boiling. Gently place meatballs into sauce. Stir gently to coat with sauce. Cover and cook for 30 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the meatballs registers 160 degree F. Makes about 16 meatballs.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 741, Total Fat 29 g, Saturated Fat 10 g, Monounsaturated Fat 16 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 4 g, Cholesterol 93 mg, Sodium 1708 mg, Carbohydrate 78 g, Total Sugar 8 g, Fiber 5 g, Protein 29 g. Daily Values: Vitamin C 19%, Calcium 22%, Iron 33%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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