Italian Meatballs

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1 pound ground beef (or ground turkey)

1 egg

1 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs

½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 tablespoon minced garlic

½ cup pine nuts (optional)

1 cup milk

Fresh parsley

Salt and pepper to taste

2 tablespoons olive oil

Marina or tomato sauce of your choice

Mix ground beef (or turkey), egg, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, milk, parsley, salt and pepper together by hand.  Roll into balls (about 1 inch in diameter).  Heat olive oil in a pan on the stove.  Add meatballs to pan and brown on all sides.  Remove them from the pan and place them on a paper towel lined dish to drain excess oil.  Then place them in a pot with marina/tomato sauce and simmer on a very low heat for … (until they are cooked all the way through.


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