Calabrian Meatballs

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Kristine L.

Can't remember where I got the recipe from, but it has been my family's favourite meatball recipe for years.Feel free to use any pasta sauce you have, either store bought or homemade, but keep in mind these meatballs have a lovely lemony, parmesany flavour and a really herby sauce may detract from that.

Top Review by hodgies

Yes I agree, this is a fabulous recipe that I have handed down to my's from a family circle magazine and show many years ago..the presenter was a chef called Joanne Calabria.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place bread in bowl, add milk and 2 tbl oil, set aside 15 minutes or until absorbed.
  2. Toss bread mix, 2 cloves of garlic, mince, salt, juice and zest of the lemon, extra oil, parmesan and parsley in mixing bowl; mix well.
  3. Shape into balls cover and chill.
  4. Cook balls in pasta sauce for 15 minutes. Or until cooked through -- this may depend on the size of t he meatballs you decide to make . You can use any bottled pasta sauce or use one of your favourite homemade ones.
  5. Put over pasta.

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