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    This recipe for Frankie's Meatballs comes from "Rao's Cookbook," by Frank Pellegrino. Rao's is one of Michael Kors' favorite restaurants in Manhattan.

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound lean ground beef
    • 1 pound ground pork
    • 1 1/2 cloves garlic
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1 cup freshly grated Pecorino Romano cheese
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley
    • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
    • 2 cups plain dry bread crumbs
    • 2 cups water, room temperature
    • 1 cup olive oil
    • Cooked Pasta, (optional)
    • Rao's Marinara Sauce

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 14
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 393 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 29 g 44.57%
    • Saturated Fat: 8 g 38.22%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 42 mg 14.06%
    • Sodium: 516 mg 21.48%
    • Calcium: 155 mg 15.49%
    • Potassium: 127 mg 3.62%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.86%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 15 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7.98%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 19 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 5.02%
    • Vitamin C 3.1%
    • 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 - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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