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    With a savory blend of meats, flavorful cheese, and garlic, these meatballs are sure to be an instant favorite. The meatballs can be cooked without the sauce: Just reduce the heat to medium once they've browned, and cook for 5 to 10 minutes.

    Ingredients

    • 8 ounces ground beef chuck (80 percent lean)
    • 8 ounces ground pork
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • 1/2 cup finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano or pecorino Romano cheese
    • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
    • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
    • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
    • 1 1/2 slices white bread, torn into small pieces (1 cup packed)
    • 1/4 cup whole milk
    • Basic Red Sauce
    • Extra-virgin olive oil, for frying (about 3 tablespoons)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 18
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 127 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 11.78%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 12.01%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 17 mg 5.61%
    • Sodium: 279 mg 11.63%
    • Calcium: 56 mg 5.63%
    • Potassium: 42 mg 1.2%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.31%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 8 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.28%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 6.14%
    • Vitamin C 2.88%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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