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Marinara Meatballs

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Marinara Meatballs

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Ingredients

for 40 meatballs

Meatballs

  • 1 lb ground beef (455 g)
  • 1 lb ground beef (455 g)
  • 1 lb ground pork (455 g)
  • 1 lb ground pork (455 g)
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs (155 g)
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs (50 g)
  • ½ cup onion (75 g)
  • ½ cup onion (75 g), finely minced
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley (10 g)
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley (10 g), finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 eggs
  • kosher salt
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • pepper
  • pepper, to taste

Marinara Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ⅓ cup tomato paste (75 g)
  • 2 cups tomato sauce (520 g)
  • grated parmesan cheese, to serve

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 170
    Fat 9g
    Carbs 6g
    Fiber 0g
    Sugar 1g
    Protein 13g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. In a medium-size bowl mix together the beef, pork, bread crumbs, onion, parsley, garlic, eggs, salt, and pepper until just combined.
  3. Take a walnut size of the meat mixture and roll into a ball. Repeat with remaining meat and transfer to an oiled rack on a sheet tray.
  4. Bake meatballs for 15 minutes, until golden brown. Set aside.
  5. Add a little oil to a pan on medium-high heat and cook the onions and garlic until they are deeply caramelized.
  6. Add in the oregano, parsley, basil, red pepper flakes, tomato paste, and tomato sauce.
  7. Stir the mixture and bring to a simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Add the meatballs and coat them with the sauce.
  9. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, poke with toothpicks, and serve!
  10. Enjoy!

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