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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 171 g
(Approx. 8 Servings)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 430 Calories From Fat 280
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31 g 48%
Saturated Fat 11 g 55%
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 135 mg 45%
Sodium 540 mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 10 g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1 g 4%
Sugars 1 g
Protein 27 g
Vitamin A 10% Iron 15%
Vitamin C 8% Calcium 20%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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Sopranos Style Meatballs

Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
40 minutes
Total Time
1 h 5 m
8  People


Recipe makes 8 Servings

1 Lb H-E-B Natural Ground Angus Beef 85% Lean
1 Lb ground pork
1 1/2 cup(s) H-E-B ITZ-A Cracker, pulsed into breadcrumbs in a food processor or crush by hand in a zip close bag
3/4 cup(s) Boars Head Pecorino Romano Cheese, grated (can be substituted with Parmesan cheese)
1 cup(s) cold water
2 large eggs
1/2 cup(s) fresh Italian parsley, chopped
1/3 cup(s) fresh basil, chopped
1/2 Tsp kosher salt
1/2 Tsp cracked black pepper
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided use
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Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a large bowl, mix ground meat with cracker crumbs, cheese, water, eggs, parsley, basil, salt and pepper. Mix well by hand to incorporate everything.
Form meat mixture into approximately 24 golf ball sized meatballs. Place meatballs into two 9"x13" oven safe casserole dishes with 1 tablespoon of olive oil in each.
Bake for 30-40 minutes, or until meatballs look browned and oil is bubbling. (The internal temperature should read 165°F.)
Remove meatballs from oven and allow them to cool.
Serve by themselves or put them into a pot of pasta sauce and simmer for an hour before serving over spaghetti.


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