How to Cook Nonna's Meatballs

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How to Cook Nonna's Meatballs Recipe
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Put beef in bowl with 2 eggs per 1 pound

Put beef in bowl with 2 eggs per 1 pound

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Dice 1 clove of garlic

Dice 1 clove of garlic

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Finely chip 3-4 sprigs of Italian parsley

Finely chip 3-4 sprigs of Italian parsley

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Put breadcrumbs & grated cheese in bowl

Put breadcrumbs & grated cheese in bowl

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Mix with your hands

Mix with your hands

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Mix well by hand

Mix well by hand

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Put warm water in and continue to work it

Put warm water in and continue to work it

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Put another 3-4 sprigs of italian parsley

Put another 3-4 sprigs of italian parsley

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Put a half cup more warm water and work it more

Put a half cup more warm water and work it more

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Add 1/4 cup more warm water

Add 1/4 cup more warm water

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1/4 cup more of warm water

1/4 cup more of warm water

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Mix by hand until it jiggles, pat down with water &  cover for 20 minutes

Mix by hand until it jiggles, pat down with water & cover for 20 minutes

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Mixed fully

Mixed fully

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Cover with paper towl

Cover with paper towl

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Pour vegetable oil in bowl

Pour vegetable oil in bowl

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Roll meatballs with a bit of oil on your hands

Roll meatballs with a bit of oil on your hands

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Roll in a flattened ball

Roll in a flattened ball

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Heat frying pan medium high

Heat frying pan medium high

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Add oil, cover bottom of pan & heat medium high

Add oil, cover bottom of pan & heat medium high

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Cook meatballs in heated oil- don't let the meatballs touch each other in the pan

Cook meatballs in heated oil- don't let the meatballs touch each other in the pan

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Move up heat to high

Move up heat to high

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Cook approximately for 3 minutes & flip with 2 forks

Cook approximately for 3 minutes & flip with 2 forks

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When it's brown on both sides, take them out

When it's brown on both sides, take them out

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Put enough oil in the beginning  to cook all the meatballs

Put enough oil in the beginning to cook all the meatballs

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Continuously flip every 45 sec- 1 minute as needed to brown both sides & avoid burning

Continuously flip every 45 sec- 1 minute as needed to brown both sides & avoid burning

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As you are fishing last batch, lower heat to medium

As you are fishing last batch, lower heat to medium

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The fat from the meatballs adds to the oil

The fat from the meatballs adds to the oil

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The last one goes to the kitty cat

The last one goes to the kitty cat

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Many ways to eat a meatball...

Many ways to eat a meatball...

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The finished product!

The finished product!

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