More Great Recipes: Beef | Casserole | Dairy | Eggs

Amazing Broccoli Rabe Meatballs

User Avatar
Member since 2014
No Video

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

Why I Love This Recipe

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!

Ingredients You'll Need

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!)

Questions, Comments & Reviews

Disney's Tinker Bell Secret of the Wings Cookbook
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

The Official "Burnt" Movie Cookbook
By Burnt Movie Cookbook

7 Recipes

'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

7 Recipes

Oreo Balls
Oreo Balls
Torta Cubana
Torta Cubana
Slutty Brownies
Slutty Brownies