Episode 6 - Meatballs

Preparation time: 15 minute(s) Cooking time: 15 minute(s)


  • 250g of Pork Mince (no fat)
  • 250g of Lean Beef Mince
  • 2 cups of Fresh Breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup of Pecorino grated Cheese
  • 1 tbsp of finely Chopped Italian Parsley
  • 1 tbsp of finely Chopped Basil
  • 4 Eggs
  • Salt and Pepper


  1. Mix all the ingredients in a medium size bowl.
  2. Take small amounts of mixture, about the size of a golf ball and roll between the palms of your hand. Have a small bowl of water to occasionally dip hands in water to help roll meatballs. Maybe made a few hours ahead and refrigerated, or covered and frozen for up to 3 months.
  3. Place in pasta sauce about 10 minutes before ready to serve, bringing pasta sauce to heat a little more not on simmering to help meatballs to cook.
  4. Cook pasta in large saucepan of boiling water until just tender, drain well.
  5. Arrange pasta in a large serving dish and pour sauce on top, and grated Italian Parmesan Cheese.
  6. Remove cooked pork ribs, osso bucco and meatballs from pasta sauce before serving pasta and place on separate serving dish.