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  • Author: Erika Elia


  • 1 lb beef minced meat
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 oz stale bread
  • 2 oz whole milk
  • 1 oz parsley
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 oz grated parmigiano (parmesan)
  • to taste Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • to taste salt
  • to taste pepper


  1. soak the bread in milk for about ten minutes
  2. meanwhile chop the parsley and the garlic
  3. squeeze the bread
  4. mix together and stir in a big bowl (by hands or with a big fork): meat, bread, salt and pepper, parmesan, parsley and garlic
  5. add the eggs continuing to stir to mix all together
  6. let it rest for about 20 minutes
  7. form some meatballs (about 3 cm size) helping by your hands
  8. season with Extra Vergin Olive Oil and cook them:
  9. Twenty minutes (if steaming)
  10. Twenty minutes (if baking at 400 °F)
  • Category: Main
  • Cuisine: Italian
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