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Bacon Meatball Sandwich

Bacon Meatball Sandwich

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 lbs grass fed beef - 90% lean or more
  • 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese + more for topping
  • 2 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1 tbsp minced onions
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup olive oil -to saute
  • 1 jar Marinara sauce of choice
  • 1 batch - perfect oven cooked bacon
  • Toasted buns

Instructions

  1. Prepare your oven cooked bacon while you work on preparing your meatballs

Meatballs

  1. Combine meat, bread crumbs, parsley, egg, milk, tomato paste, Parmesan cheese, granulated garlic, minced onions, salt & pepper in large bowl.
  2. Work with your hands mixing ingredients until combined
  3. Roll meatballs by hand & place on a plate
  4. In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat
  5. Once oil is hot, gently place meatballs in skillet & cook about 2 minutes before rolling to continue cooking another side.
  6. Cook until most of the meatball surface has been cooked -if you are working in batches transfer cooked meatballs to a plate lined with paper towels.
  7. Once all the meatballs are browned - place back in skillet & add your marinara sauce
  8. Cover & simmer on low for about 1 hour - stiring occasionally
  9. Serve with bacon & additional Parmesan cheese on your rolls