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How to Make Italian Meatballs

In this video, you’ll learn how to make simple Italian meatballs using both ground pork and beef. Find out why a few cloves of crushed garlic are NOT optional ingredients in this recipe! You’ll see how to avoid over mixing your meatballs and discover the benefit of chilling your meat mixture first before forming balls. Bake your meatballs until browned and then add to your favorite tomato sauce and simmer. Be sure to make some extras for meatball sandwiches! You’ll also learn Chef John’s rule of thumb for determining how much salt to add to ground meat recipes and see what size of meatball is officially sanctioned by Chef John. Get the recipe for Italian Meatballs.

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  • susan from virginia

A couple of minutes on med. is quite sufficient. All 1/4 bunch of parsley is a ton. I used about 1/2 C of chopped.

  • head2taildogs

20 min to sauté onions??? I hope that's allowing time for them to cool a bit lol!

  • jacquelyn wilson

i use organic chicken that has spices in it. much healthier and very tasty