How To Cook That: Easy Italian Meatballs

easy italian meatballs
Jaf loves spaghetti and meatballs.  He also loves to cook it himself, adding different spices and/or ingredients along with way. Here is his VERY simple and easy Italian meatballs recipe you can get your own children to do.
easy italian meatballs

Added a little garlic salt to the mix this time…Jaf likes to get creative!

easy italian meatballs

Jaf adding two eggs to the ground beef

easy italian meatballs

Bread goes into the mixing bowl

easy italian meatballs

He loves this part…mixing everything together

easy italian meatballs

Using your hands, form the meat into golf ball sized meatball like this.

easy italian meatballs

Jaf in action!

easy italian meatballs

All the meatballs round & ready to be fried

easy italian meatballs

Jaf carefully placing meatballs about 1 inch apart into frying pan. Press down to flatten the bottom just slightly (I helped him with this)

Add cooked meatballs into your favorite sauce and serve with pasta

easy italian meatballs

Jaf enjoying a plate of spaghetti and meatballs that he cooked all by himself!

  • 1 package (20 ounces) Lean Ground Beef (organic if possible)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 slices of plain white bread, broken into little pieces
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic Salt
  • 2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  1. Preheat frying pan to medium, add olive oil.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the ground beef, egg and bread using your hands. Using your hands, form the meat into golf ball sized meatballs. Place about 1 inch apart into frying pan. Press down to flatten the bottom just slightly.
  3. Fry for 5 minutes, turning them over frequently or until somewhat crispy on the outside.
  4. Serve with pasta and sauce or however you’d like.

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