Meatballs
INGREDIENTS
  • Meatball Ingredients:
  • 1/2 lb ground round
  • 1/2 lb chuck
  • 1 good-sized onion, chopped or grated
  • 2 eggs
  • Garlic
  • Paprika
  • Oatmeal, matzo meal, bread, crackers, etc.
  • Sauce Ingredients:
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • Pepper
  • 1 large stalk celery
DIRECTIONS
  1. Form meatballs by combining meat, onion, eggs, garlic, and paprika.
  2. Add enough crumbs or oats to bind meatballs, but not so much that they’re dry.
  3. Roll meatballs.
  4. Combine one can tomato sauce, pepper, and celery tops in about 1 inch of water.
  5. Bring to a boil.
  6. Add one layer meatballs to boiling sauce, cook until firm.
  7. Remove and put in another layer of meatballs.
  8. Cook until firm.
  9. Return all meatballs and simmer until tender.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Thanks so much to Yvette’s sister-in-law Lisa Herrinton for cooking and photographing the meatballs! Lisa suggests browning the meatballs before adding them to the tomato sauce.