Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy
Mary Ann's newest book contains over 150 recipes, 60 gorgeous food photos, and many scenic pictures of Italy taken by Mary Ann on her travels through the years.
Serve 4 (Makes 8)
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
1-1/2 pounds ground chuck
1 onion grated
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons minced parsley
1 teaspoon salt
Grinding black pepper
1/2 cup mozzarella, cubed
1/2 cup flour
1 tablespoon olive oil
Pour milk into a bowl and stir in the breadcrumbs; allow to sit for 5 minutes
In a separate bowl combine all the remaining ingredients except the cheese and olive oil.
With wet hands form eight meatballs; Poke a hole in the center of each one with your finger and tuck in two pieces of the mozzarella. Reform the balls and coat in flour; set aside.
Heat the oil in a sauté pan and cook the meatballs turning occasionally until nicely browned
Serve two each as a serving on a bed of hot tomato sauce.