Francesco’s Meatballs

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Francesco's Meatballs
Servings
12meatballs
Servings
12meatballs
Francesco's Meatballs
Servings
12meatballs
Servings
12meatballs
Ingredients
Servings: meatballs
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375º
  2. Finely chop onion, pepper and garlic. If the chunks are too big the meatballs will fall apart.
  3. In a large bowl, add onion, garlic, green pepper, garlic, herbs, crushed red pepper, eggs, cheese and salt and pepper. Mix well.
  4. Add meat and crackers. Using hands, incorporate all ingredients. Do not over handle the meat.
  5. If the mixture seems too wet, add more saltine crackers. If too dry, add water one tablespoon at a time.
  6. Form 10-12 meatballs. Bake fore 35-40 minutes.
  7. Serve with Roggio Marinara and spaghetti.
Recipe Notes

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The size of the meatball determines the cook time.  The larger the meatball, the longer they take to cook.  At around 30 minutes, you can cut one open to see how done it is and adjust remaining time accordingly.

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