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Pork Meatballs Recipe
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Pork Meatballs Recipe

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This recipe is one of my favorites. My mom used to make the moist, flavorful meatballs often, and they were part of our traditional dinner on Shrove Tuesday, served with homemade gnocchi. -Joan Newberry, Indiana, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 slice bread, crumbled
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup grated Romano or Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 pound ground pork
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (5 each) equals 511 calories, 33 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 235 mg cholesterol, 1731 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 43 g protein.


  1. In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble meat over mixture and mix well. Shape into ten 2-in. balls.
  2. In a saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Place meatballs in the broth. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Turn the meatballs; cook 15 minutes long or until a thermometer reads 160°. Remove with a slotted spoon. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Pork Meatballs in Reminisce Extra October 2003, p52

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Reviewed Nov. 8, 2014 Edited Jan. 28, 2015

"used 1 lb and used all the rest of the ingredients and everyone liked them"

Reviewed Nov. 23, 2013

"Very easy and really very very good!"

Reviewed Nov. 2, 2013

"Best pork meatball recipe I've tried! My go to for meatballs. Love it!"

Reviewed Nov. 24, 2012

"this recipe is delicious!!! the things i changed was i done 1# of ground pork and i didnt have the parsley flakes. also i made my beef broth from beef bouillon granules cuz i didnt have canned broth. we love love love it!! lol"

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