Sunday

Johnny A’s Mafia Meatballs!

Chris has always loved our friend Johnny A’s famous Mafia Meatballs, so Chris made him an offer he couldn’t refuse and he came over to teach his secret recipe! We set a date and had an incredible dinner party!

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It was so great to having Johnny in the kitchen… he is not only a really great chef but a sweet, warm man and a complete character… The Godfather of comedy!

Johnie A’s Mafia Meatballs

Ingredients:

1 lb. ground round
1 lb. Italian sausage
1 lb. ground veal
2 yellow onions
Parsley and fresh Basil
Parmigiana Regiano (a lot) Grated Cheese (a lot)
Bread Crumbs
2 eggs
Fresh Packed Tomatoes- Di Napoli San Marzano Style Peeled Tomatoes with Basil
Salt and Pepper
Red Pepper Flakes

Go to the recipe section to print complete recipe.

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Start with your ground meat… and some serious attitude!

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Sautee the onion… How you doin’?

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Add the Parmesean Cheese…

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And lots of fresh parsley and basil…

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Add the Bread Crumbs and  Tomato Sauce and start mixing…

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Form into baseball sized meatballs and bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes…

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Pour your sauce over the top to keep warm and moist…

I used the beautiful Di Napoli Tomato cans for our centerpiece… they are almost as amazing outside as in.

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It was a spectacular dinner!!! He really knows how to cook for the mob… I mean our mob!!! Thank you Johnny!!!

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Above is the recipe for the meat sauce he makes.

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One Response to “Johnny A’s Mafia Meatballs!”

  1. Mama Mia those were good. Love the table center piece too!

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