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¼ cup dry bread crumb¼ cup milk1 ½ lb mixed ground beef, pork and veal½ small onion, minced1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley1 tsp minced oregano1 egg, lightly beaten1 Tbsp salt¼ tsp freshly ground pepper3 ½ cup marinara sauce cooked spaghetti, for serving2 garlic cloves, minced2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  1. In a small bowl, soak the bread crumbs in the milk. In a large bowl, mix the ground meat with the soaked bread crumbs, the onion, garlic, parsley, oregano, egg, salt and pepper.
  2. Form the meat mixture into 4 large balls. In a deep nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add the meat balls and cook over moderately high heat, turning occasionally, until browned all over, about 7 minutes. Add the marinara sauce to the skillet; cover and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes, until the meatballs are cooked through. Serve over cooked spaghetti.

Recipe Credit: Alison Attenborough and Jamie Kimm
Image Credit: Tina Rupp

Tags: Main Dish, Dinner, Meat, Italian, Easy

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