In a large bowl, place the meat and rub the minced garlic into it. Press the meat down in the bowl, then add, in this order, the salt, pepper, parsley, 2 eggs, and the water. I’ve been making Luisa’s (I make seven pounds and freeze off in batches for two meatball nights, they plunk into sauce quite nicely, Marcella’s obvi). But even if spaghetti or meatball sandwiches aren’t your thing, I have shared other ways you can use these Baked Turkey Meatballs with Spinach right after the recipe.
We like these morsels tossed with spaghetti (gluten free, if you’re avoiding wheat) and Marcella Hazan’s Tomato Sauce with Garlic and Basil (see accompanying recipe). My meatball receipe is very similar and i fried them.I was looking for a way to bake them.
Add the onions and soaked breadcrumbs: Add the onions, garlic, and soaked breadcrumbs to the meat. Try the Spaghetti and Meatball Soup that I’m sharing on Yellow Bliss Road today! It is also identical to mine except I omit the milk which was a tweak I made a couple years ago.
I loved how easy it was, as the frying (as Deb mentions) is usually such a messy production You miss the crispy crust and flavor with this recipe but it’s worth it. The texture of the meatballs was great. Start your own meatball medley, or expand your traditional repertoire with these great recipes for the meat lovers and vegetarians in your life.
I have a soup recipe with cream in and if I want to freeze it then I siphon off the amount I need for the meal, add cream and keep cooking, I freeze the rest and then when I want to use the frozen soup I defrost it and add the cream in the cooking process.