Monday, August 24, 2009

Are you ready for the summer?

Meatballs are great.

I hardly ever make them, but when I do, they are always a crowd-pleaser. They are fun to make because you get to use your hands. They are also extremely hard to mess up, so they are a fantastic no-fail dinner. Especially when you are having company.

Last week, Alex and I had my parents over for dinner to talk wedding. It was really fun to cook for them, although it felt very adult. I'm glad that the spaghetti and meatballs were a hit! I'm not sure where I got this recipe for meatballs or if I just made it up based on many different online searches, but they are delicious!

Really Good Meatballs
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup water (more or less)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  1. Mix all ingredients
  2. Shape into golf ball size meat balls
  3. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes
  4. In a sauce pan combine pasta sauce and meat balls and heat on medium heat for 5 minutes stirring occasionally
  5. Serve over fresh pasta

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