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Frankie Valli’s Secret Recipe for Meatballs

Did you catch the Jersey Boys cast making meatballs on Living with Amy? The Jersey Boys had fun teaching Frankie Valli’s Secret Meatball recipe! Check out the clip at the link above and see below for the full recipe!

Frankie Valli’s Secret Recipe for Meatballs

jbA “whole-lotta” fresh breadcrumbs (about 1½ cups)

About 1 cup milk (warm)

1 lb. ground beef

½ lb. ground pork or veal

½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese

2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

2 teaspoons kosher salt

½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

2 teaspoons dried oregano

About 2 cloves of minced garlic

1 extra-large egg, beaten

Step (1) Remove all jewelry, especially rings — wash hands

Step (2) Soak breadcrumbs in warm milk for a few minutes

Step (3) Add the remaining ingredients and combine with jewelry-free, clean hands

Step (4) Roll mixture into sizeable balls (about 2 inches in diameter)

Step (5) Brown meatballs well in frying pan with olive oil finish cooking in a simmering pan of Italian gravy (i.e. tomato sauce)

Step (6) Serve meatballs (garnish with parsley, freshly grated parmesan) over pasta with a piece of crusty bread on the side

 

Thank you for having us, Living with Amy! And thanks for the awesome recipe, Jersey Boys! IMG_1110

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