Easy Homemade Italian Meatballs
1 lb lean ground beef
1/4 cup Italian breadcrumbs
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 Tlbs. parsley flakes
Salt & Pepper to taste
2 Tlbs. olive oil
2 Tlbs. butter
~In a large bowl combine all ingredients except the olive oil and the butter. Mix well... you may need to use your hands.
~Shape and roll into ping-pong size balls... or smaller.
~In a large skillet, heat the olive oil and butter over medium-high heat. Add the meatballs and cook, turning occasionally, until browned and cooked thoroughly.
~Serve over plain ol' spaghetti or your favorite pasta and tomato sauce, a green salad and garlic bread. You can also make meatball subs... yum!