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Pork Meatballs Recipe

Pork Meatballs Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

5 each: 511 calories, 33g fat (14g saturated fat), 235mg cholesterol, 1731mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 43g protein.

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tiger976 User ID: 5773271 265248
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2017

"I had what I thought was 3/4 lbs. of ground beef in my freezer. Defrosted the meat only to find that it was pork. Had all the ingredients, thinking "who would boil pork in beef broth". Boy was I wrong, these meatballs are soooooo good & not at all greasy."

chippey User ID: 8022647 129754
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2014 Edited Jan. 28, 2015

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

Veeps User ID: 7251641 98827
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2013

"Very easy and really very very good!"

cmatos11 User ID: 7469226 89920
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2013

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

homemaker27 User ID: 6063773 205705
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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