Mama's Magnificent Meatballs
Recipe type: entrees
  • 8 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • ¼ 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
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients in the order listed.
  2. Mix thoroughly by hand.
  3. Form into meatballs–a bit larger than a golf ball–by pinching off some meat and rolling it between the palms of your hand.
  4. Lay a thin film of vegetable oil in a large saute pan.
  5. Over medium-high heat, saute the meatballs in batches until they are cooked through, turning them frequently to brown evenly.
Recipe by Pizza Today at