Mama’s Magnificent Meatballs

Mama's Magnificent MeatballsIngredients

  • 8 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped garlic
  • 1 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup finely chopped parsley (use flat-leaf if you can)
  • 5 cups bread, torn from day old Italian bread, soaked in milk and squeezed dry
  • 8 egg, lightly beaten
  • 3 teaspoons each salt, black pepper, dried oregano

Instructions In a large mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients in the order listed. Mix thoroughly by hand.
Form into meatballs–a bit larger than a golf ball–by pinching off some meat and rolling it between the palms of your hand.
Lay a thin film of vegetable oil in a large saute pan. Over medium-high heat, saute the meatballs in batches until they are cooked through, turning them frequently to brown evenly.

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