How to Make Italian Meatballs


In this video, you’ll learn how to make simple Italian meatballs using both ground pork and beef. Find out why a few cloves of crushed garlic are NOT ... See moreoptional ingredients in this recipe! You’ll see how to avoid over mixing your meatballs and discover the benefit of chilling your meat mixture first before forming balls. Bake your meatballs until browned and then add to your favorite tomato sauce and simmer. Be sure to make some extras for meatball sandwiches! You’ll also learn Chef John’s rule of thumb for determining how much salt to add to ground meat recipes and see what size of meatball is officially sanctioned by Chef John. Get the recipe for Italian Meatballs.

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Sep 15, 2013 5:24 AM

20 min to sauté onions??? I hope that's allowing time for them to cool a bit lol!

jacquelyn wilson

Aug 22, 2012 11:01 AM

i use organic chicken that has spices in it. much healthier and very tasty


Apr 23, 2012 4:13 PM

This is my hubby's favorite meal. A little different from my usual meatball recipe but very good. BTW I have always browned my meatballs in the oven. Don't they break up is not cooked before placing in the sauce?

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