Watercress-Fennel Soup with Chicken-Parmesan Meatballs

Ingredients: meatballs: 1 lb ground chicken 1/3 cup (loose) chopped Italian parsley 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic salt freshly ground black pepper soup: 4 cloves garlic, sliced 2 parsnips, sliced 1 small bulb fennel (bulb and stalks sliced) 2 stalks celery, sliced 1 onion, […]

Lemon Dill Lamb Meatballs

Ingredients: 1 lb ground lamb 1 shallot, grated 2 cloves garlic, grated 1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley 3 tablespoons chopped dill zest of one lemon 1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves salt pepper olive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 425. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside. Mix the […]

Mozzarella-Stuffed Chicken Parmesan Meatballs

Ingredients: meatballs: 1 lb ground chicken breast 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 1 egg, beaten 2 tablespoons mixed Italian dried herbs (I used this) 1/4 cup grated Parmesan salt freshly ground black pepper 6 mozzarella pearls, halved breadcrumb coating: 1/2 cup breadcrumbs 1/4 cup grated Parmesan olive oil 1-quart marinara sauce 1 […]

Salisbury Steak Meatballs with Mushroom Gravy

Ingredients: 1/4 cup fresh breadcrumbs 1 1/4 lb lean ground beef 1 small onion, grated 3 cloves garlic, grated 1 onion, chopped 8 oz  crimini mushrooms, large dice/quartered 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 2 cups beef stock 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 2-3 tablespoons superfine flour […]

Summery Spaghetti and Meatballs

Ingredients: for the meatballs: 2 lb 90% lean ground beef 1 medium zucchini, grated and squeezed dry 1 clove garlic, grated 1/4 cup finely grated pecorino romano 1/3 cup bread crumbs pinch nutmeg 1 egg salt pepper for the sauce: 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 28 oz petite […]

Dill Sun-dried Tomato Kofta Sandwiches

Ingredients: for the kofta: 1 lb 93% lean ground beef 3 tablespoons minced dill 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes (dry, not packed in oil), minced 1/2 small onions, minced salt freshly ground black pepper tzatziki: 3/4 cup Greek yogurt 1/3 cup thinly sliced, seeded cucumber 1 tablespoon minced dill salt freshly […]

Köttbullar (Swedish Meatballs)

Ingredients: 1/2 lb very lean ground beef 1/2 lb gound pork 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs 1/3 cup milk 1/2 small onion, minced 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice 1 egg, beaten Directions: Preheat oven to 350. In a small pan, saute the onions until just browned. Set aside. […]

Julköttbullar (Swedish Meatballs for Christmas)

Ingredients: 1/3 lb very lean ground beef 1/3 lb ground pork 1/3 lb ground veal* 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs 1/3 cup milk (or, more traditionally, cream) 1/2 small onion, grated 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1/2 teaspoon allspice pinch ginger pinch nutmeg 1 egg, beaten Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Place […]

Cherry-Turkey Meatball Subs

Ingredients: for the meatballs: 1 1/2 lb ground turkey thighs 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, grated 20 fresh sweet cherries, very finely chopped 1/3 cup bread crumbs 1/2 teaspoon ground lemon peel 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard 1/2 teaspoon cardamom 1 egg salt pepper cherry barbecue sauce, warmed 4 […]