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Italian-Asian Fusion Meatballs



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 50 mins (20m prep + 30m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Italian asian meat

local_grocery_store Ingredients

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  1. 1.In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, breadcrumbs, beaten egg, soy sauce, minced garlic, minced ginger, chopped green onions, sesame oil, Italian seasoning, salt, and black pepper. Mix well until all the ingredients are evenly incorporated.
  2. 2.Shape the mixture into meatballs, about 1 inch in diameter.
  3. 3.Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the meatballs and cook until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes.
  4. 4.Pour marinara sauce over the meatballs and reduce the heat to low. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, or until the meatballs are cooked through.
  5. 5.Serve the meatballs hot, garnished with fresh basil. They can be enjoyed on their own as an appetizer or served with pasta or rice for a complete meal.

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  • chevron_rightFor extra flavor, you can add a splash of fish sauce to the meatball mixture.
  • chevron_rightIf you prefer a spicier kick, you can add a pinch of red pepper flakes to the meatball mixture.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to customize the recipe by adding your favorite vegetables, such as bell peppers or mushrooms, to the marinara sauce.
  • chevron_rightLeftover meatballs can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or frozen for later use.