2lbsGround meatloaf mix (beef, pork, veal)You can also use all ground beef
1Medium white or yellow onion, finely chopped
2 - 3tbspMinced garlic to taste
¾cupItalian bread crumbs
2 - 3tbspDried parsley, to taste
1 - 2tspItalian seasoning, to taste
2tsb Salt, or mor to taste
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
In a large mixing bowl, add breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, Italian seasoning and salt if desired and mix well. Then add milk, a little at a time, and using a fork mix until completely wet and the consistency is slightly softer than the ground meat.
Add the ground meatloaf mix, onions, garlic, and eggs to the breadcrumb mixture; then using both hands, combine all ingredients making sure the result is totally homogenous and there are no lumps of the breadcrumb mixture.
Roll into 2¼ balls and place on a cookie sheet lined with greased aluminum foil. Using a cooking spray works well.NOTE: 2¼ oz meatballs will yield 2 oz meatballs after baking.
Bake in the oven for about 15 - 20 minutes, until just cooked through.
Braise in your favorite tomato sauce for at least 30 minutes.
Serve with your favorite pasta or as a sandwich.
This recipe is printed from Così Italiano @ www.cosiitaliano.com