Kid-Friendly Beef & Cheese Meatballs : The Marbled Meat Club


Kid-Friendly Beef & Cheese Meatballs

Kid-Friendly Beef & Cheese Meatballs

Kid-Friendly beef & Cheese Meatball. Delicious!


1/2 onion 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic 600 grams of ground beef 150 grams ricotta cheese Fresh parsley and basil

1 beaten egg Salt and pepper Bread crumbs 1 cup of tomato sauce Parmesan  cheese to grate

No. Servings:

4 servings

Cooking time:

45 minutes



  • In a large skillet cook onion and garlic in 1 tablespoon of the olive oil for 8 minutes or until tender.
  • In a large bowl combine beaten eggs, bread crumbs, onions, ground beef, the ricotta cheese, parsley, basil, salt and pepper. Mix to form a uniform mass.
  • Make medium-sized meatballs and fry in a pan with 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • In a very large pan bring the tomato sauce to a boil. Add a bit of sugar, salt and pepper.
  • Add the meatballs to the pan and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • You can garnish with Grana Padano cheese and basil.

Nutrition Facts Each one: 331 calories, 20g fat (7g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 550mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (7g sugar, 3g fiber), 16g protein, 2mg iron,  37mg magnesium.

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