Classic Meatballs
 
Ingredients
  • ¾ pound Certified Angus Beef ® ground chuck
  • ¼ pound bulk sweet Italian sausage (casing removed)
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh flat-leaf Italian parsley
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine beef, sausage, bread crumbs, Parmesan, garlic, egg, parsley, oregano, salt and pepper by hand.
  3. Form into 16 meatballs approximately 1½-inch in diameter (can be made a day ahead, stored in refrigerator). Coat bottom of a 9 x 12-inch baking dish with tomato sauce and line with meatballs.
  4. Bake uncovered for 20 minutes. Turn each meatball upside down and bake an additional 10 to15 minutes. Use an instant read thermometer to confirm meatballs are fully cooked. (160° F internal temperature)
Recipe by Certified Angus Beef brand blog - Go Rare at https://blog.CertifiedAngusBeef.com/2015/01/football-food/