Bravo Italiano Restaurante Meatballs

Bravo Italiano Restaurante Meatballs
From Ft. Lauderdale - this five-star restaurant has been an upscale Italian restaurant for over 25 years having friendly service, and exceptional food at reasonable prices. Their brick walls, and rustic lighting leave you with the feeling of your favorite trattoria in Italy. The extensive menu features innovative pasta dishes, prime veal, and ocean-fresh seafood. These Italian meatballs have the perfect mix of ingredients. NOTE: This is not part of the Bravo Italian Restaurant chain.

5 ounce Ciabatta Bread
5 oz Buttermilk
10 oz eggs
2.5 oz Celery
3 oz Yellow Onion
2.5 tbsp Parsley
4 oz Parmesan Cheese
1 tbsp Salt and Pepper
1.75 lb Ground Beef
.75 lb Ground Sausage

Soak 1/2 inch diced ciabatta bread in buttermilk for 5 minutes. Add eggs and place in food processor. Add all other ingredients except meat and pulse until smooth.

Place meat in mixing bowl. Add pureed mixture and hand mix thoroughly. Allow to sit in fridge for 2 hours. Scoop and shape into balls. Place on sheet tray into oven at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes, or until temperature reaches 165 degrees.

Presenter: Bravo Italiano Restaurante