Classic Italian Meatballs

Serves: 8 Save

Ingredients (18)

  • FOR THE MEATBALLS:
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2-1 tablespoon freshly chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-2 dashes black pepper
  • 1/4 cup milk (I used 2%)
  • FOR THE SAUCE:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-2 cloves garlic minced
  • 11/2 cups tomato puree/passata
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4-5 fresh basil leaves (chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 cup water

Directions

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