Thinking about all of you up North⛄️
One day last week it was a bit chilly here.
Hey ...it’s all relative!
Darling Husband was in the mood of some hearty comfort food
NOT the type of food I cook down here!
Serious kitchen time ...
Not Friday ...that’s just not happening!
Casa Sarabella Lazy Girl Italian Meatballs
Only sharing if you don’t tell my Mother & MIL ...they may be horrified!
If you can’t keep a secret, stop reading NOW!
🇮🇹2 24oz jars marinara sauce, low e/t preferred
🇮🇹splash of pizza sauce (optional)
🇮🇹hit of balsamic vinegar
🇮🇹spices: oregano, garlic powder, black pepper, chili powder, pepper flakes
🇮🇹 2 lbs chopped meat
🇮🇹 1 tsp oregano, black pepper & salt (I don’t measure)
🇮🇹 1 egg w/ 2 tbs water, beaten
🇮🇹 sm grated onion; lazy mode - skip
🇮🇹 handful panko crumbs or other
🇮🇹 roasted vegetables - tomatoes, peppers, zucchini
🇮🇹 pastrami ends
👩🍳Heat up sauce ingrds, simmer a few min. Low flame or your kitchen will be redecorated w/tomato splatters! After a few min, you may need to cover pot.
👩🍳Combine meatballs ingrds, very lightly mix - you want soft meatballs.
👩🍳 After sauce has simmered a few min, incorporate add-ins & simmer a few min more.
👩🍳 Gently form small/med meatballs & add to the sauce.
👩🍳 Cook covered, low simmer ~ 60 min.
👩🍳 Serve alone, w/ rice, pasta, spaghetti squash, shirataki noodle
👩🍳 spicy profile.. serve w/hot pepper flakes
Freezer friendly, flavors deepen!
But you ain’t gonna have any left!
Secrets & 🇮🇹
Lol, you’ve heard this before
I said I wasn’t “doing” Purim this year
Experience Purim @casasarabella before u roll your eyes!
Lol, 2 already booked & have gotten queries
2 months lol
Usually start > Tu B’Shvat
People it’s a leap year!
& they wanna know the theme!
Korean, Russian, Chinese, Moroccan etc but never did Italian
1rst idea is often the best, but u know I’m gonna brainstorm.
Who wasn’t doing Purim - HA!
Honestly - honored & blessed!
Early Happy Tu B’Shvat!
From my home & heart to yours,
#italian #Italy🇮🇹 #meatballs #comfortfood #snow #purim #purim2019 #purimthemes