Total Time
1hr
Prep 35 mins
Cook 25 mins

Real Simple Magazine December 2004-January 2005. You can serve these meatballs with jarred marinara sauce with a homemade chunky tomato sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients, 1 cup of the Parmesan, and 2 t. of the pepper. Mix just to combine.
  3. Shape the mixture into 16 to 18 large meatballs (each should be about 3/4 cup of meat). Place on a baking pan and set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl combine the ricotta with the remaining Parmesan and the remaining pepper; set aside.
  5. Bake the meatballs for 20 minutes in upper third of oven. Remove from oven and turn on broiler.
  6. Spoon 1 T. of the ricotta mixture onto each meatball. Broil 3 to 5 minutes or until the ricotta just starts to brown. Serve with marinara sauce.

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