It’s a recipe ready in less than an hour, made with authentic ingredients that will satisfy the whole family. They are juicy, full of flavor, freezable and customizable.
- FOR THE MEATBALLS:
- 1 pound Lean ground beef
- 1 ounce, weight Grated parmesan
- 1 tbsp Chopped parsley
- 1 Egg
- 2 ounces, weight Breadcrumbs
- 3 cloves minced garlic
- 1 pinch Salt
- 1 pinch Cracked black pepper
- 1 pinch Red pepper flakes
- 1 pinch Nutmeg
- 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 branch fresh rosemary
- FOR THE SAUCE:
- 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 1 clove minced garlic
- 3 Tomatoes, chopped
- FOR THE SPICY MAYO:
- ⅓ cups Mayonnaise
- 2 cloves minced garlic
- ⅛ teaspoons Cayenne pepper
- ⅛ teaspoons Red pepper flakes
For the meatballs, in a bowl, add the ground beef, Parmesan cheese, chopped parsley, egg, breadcrumbs, garlic, salt, cracked black pepper, chili flakes and nutmeg. Mix all the ingredients well and start rolling the assembled ingredients into walnut-sized balls. This should make about 30 meatballs.
Heat a frying pan with extra virgin olive oil and rosemary. Once the oil is hot, add the meatballs. Cook meatballs until browned on all sides.
Your meatballs are now ready to be served, either as a dish accompanied by accompaniments, or as an appetizer accompanied by the sauces below.
For the tomato sauce, heat the olive oil and garlic in a small saucepan. Add the crushed tomatoes. Cook until the tomatoes have melted into a sauce.
For the spicy mayo sauce, mix the mayonnaise in a small bowl with the minced garlic and spices.