Chef Nino

Mambo Meatballs

Yield 6-8 servings
2 ratings


1 ½ pound ground chuck

1 large egg beaten

1/4 cup Italian breadcrumbs

2 tablespoons Ricotta cheese

2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

1 teaspoon fresh minced garlic

¼ cup finely chopped onion

2 teaspoons fresh chopped Italian parsley

1 teaspoon kosher salt, to taste

½ teaspoon cracked black pepper

¼ teaspoon granulated garlic

3 tablespoons evaporated milk


Combine all ingredients in a medium mixing bowl. Mix with hands until all ingredients are fully incorporated. Form into meat balls approximately the size of a ping pong ball.

Place on greased cookie sheet into a preheated 350-degree oven. Bake for 30 minutes, until internal temperature reaches 155 degrees.

When cooked, place meatballs into your favorite pasta sauce and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Serve over your favorite pasta noodles.

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