Cookin’ With Nino: Mambo Meatballs



1 ½ pound ground chuck

1 large egg beaten

1/4 cup Italian bread crumbs

1 teaspoon fresh minced garlic, or

¼ cup finely chopped onion

2 teaspoons fresh chopped Italian parsley

1 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste

½ teaspoon cracked black pepper

¼  teaspoon granulated garlic

3 tablespoons milk


Combine all ingredients in a medium mixing bowl. Mix with hands until all  ingredients are fully incorporated. Form into meat balls approximately the size of a ping pong ball.

Place on greased cookie sheet into a preheated 350 degree oven. Cook in oven for 30 minutes, until internal temperature reaches 155 degrees. When cooked place meatballs into your favorite pasta sauce and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Serve over your favorite pasta noodles.