Sicilian Meatballs

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Recipe by jmelyn

My half-sicilian husband liked these fine, but likes his mother's recipe better. Go figure. Personally, I love the addition of currents and pine nuts and prefer these. :) Use these with your favorite sauce and pasta. I usually double the recipe and use 1 pound of sausage and 1 pound of ground beef. This came originally from the Epicurious website. Prep time and servings are approximate. Hope you enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly oil a baking sheet.
  3. Mix crumbs and milk in a medium bowl; let stand for five minutes.
  4. Mix in parmesan, onion, basil, egg, garlic and pepper.
  5. Add sausage, pine nuts and currents; blend well.
  6. Using wet hands, form into 1 1/4 inch balls.
  7. Place balls on baking sheet, about one inch apart.
  8. Bake until meatballs are light brown and cooked through, about thirty minutes.

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