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Amazing Broccoli Rabe Meatballs


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Serves 4 | Prep Time 5 minutes | Cook Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

1.5 lbs Meatloaf mix (pork veal beef)
1/2 cup breadcrumbs (Italian seasoned)
1/2 cup grated Pecorino Romano
2 eggs
handful of fresh parsley chopped finely (or use dried 2 tsp)
5 basil leaves finely chopped
1/4 cup marinara sauce
5 cloves of garlic finely chopped
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper


Chop Broccoli rabe into 1 inch pieces


Mix all ingredients together


Form individual meatballs


Fry in a cast iron skillet or non stick pan


Place in a casserole dish ladle marinara sauce over


Sprinkle with grated cheese


Heat through in preheated 350 degree oven for 15 minutes


Serve with pasta (if left over, you can spoon into the casserole and heat all at the same time!)


Pairs Well With


Notes

My son was starving and all I had in the fridge that made any sense was marinara sauce, leftover broccoli rabe, grated cheese, meatloaf mix and herbs. It is now one of my most requested recipes!

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