Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

I think the title says it all, but I must say this is a GREAT recipe. Very simple ingredients and wonderful flavor and a little surprise inside each meatball. This recipe came from a Williams-Sonoma Catalog.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, combine milk and bread crumbs.
  2. Add meats, 1/3 cup parsley, eggs, garlic, salt and pepper.
  3. Mix briefly with hands, do not over work.
  4. Form into 2" balls.
  5. Seal a cheese cube into center of each ball.
  6. In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, heat 1/2" oil until almost smoking.
  7. Brown meatballs 1 minute per side.
  8. Transfer to paper towel-lined tray.
  9. Discard oil in pan.
  10. Pour tomato sauce into pan; bring to simmer over medium-high heat.
  11. Add meatballs, reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer until cooked through, 30 minutes.
  12. Uncover; Cook 10 minutes more.
  13. Serve over pasta with cheese, garnish with parsley.