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Meatballs Idas Way

Meatballs Ida’s Way

This recipe serves four and is from Ida Colangelo of Ida’s Alterations.


  • 500g minced pork meat
  • 1 ΒΌ cups Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • (dried) parsley chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cans crushed tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • salt and pepper to season


Mix all the ingredients together really well.
Roll meat in your hands to make a ball the size of a walnut.

Put one cup of oil in a pot with chopped onion.
Fry until onion is brown and add 2 cans of crushed tomatoes.
When this boils, add the meatballs.
Simmer until sauce has reduced.
Add enough salt to taste.
Add 3 tablespoons of tomato paste and simmer for a few more minutes until ready.

Great served with pasta, rice or bread.


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