Meatballs: Good in many ways...

The extra herbs in this recipe add great flavors to the meatballs. Making it extra savory to your taste buds. Make this meat ball recipe in large batches. It is handy for a lot of dishes. You can use the meat balls for spagetti and meat balls using a tomato sauce; or Sweedish Meatballs using a white sauce; or Meatball subs, toasted on a bun with mozzarella cheese and sprincked herbs on top.

Ingredients: 1.5 lb. ground beef
1/2 lb. ground pork (or chopped ham)
3 eggs
1/2 C. fresh herbs (oregano, thyme, sage, parsley and rosemary, finely chopped
1 large onion, chopped
2 large cloves of garlic crushed
1/2 C. grated parmessan cheese
2 t. salt
1 t. pepper
3 slices of bread soaked in milk
(1) Mix all ingredients together until well blended.
(2) Form into 1" balls, arrange meat balls in a stainless steel baking pan, cover the pan with aluminum foil.
(3) Cook in a pre-heated oven for 45 minutes
(4) Remove the foil, cook for another 15 minutes
Serving Suggestions:
(1) Spaghetti and Meatballs: Warm up the meat balls in pasta sauce, serve over spaghetti;
(2) Swedish Meatballs: Make a b├ęchamel sauce and warm meat balls through, serve over a bed of egg noodle or rice;
(3) Meat Ball Subs: Layer some marinara sauce on a bun, add meatballs, shredded mozzarella cheese, and sprinkle with Italian herbs, cook under a boiler until cheese is melted.

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