2 slices Italian bread, torn into small pieces
1/2 Cup milk
2 Tblsp. finely chopped fresh Italian parsley
2 cloves finely chopped garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1 egg lightly beaten
1 pound beef chuck, ground twice
6 Tblsp. freshly grated Romano cheese
1 Tblsp. olive oil
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1 Tblsp. oregano
Soak the pieces of bread in 1/2 cup milk for 5 minutes, then squeeze them
dry an discard the milk. In a large mixing bowl, combine the soaked bread,
then beaten egg, beef and sausage with the remaining ingredients. Knead the
mixture vigorously with both hands or beat with a wooden spoon until all
ingredients are well blended and the mixture is smooth and fluffy. Shape the
mixture into small balls about 1/1/2 inches in diameter. Lay the meatballs
out in one layer on a flat tray or baking sheet, cover them with plastic
wrap and chill for at least 1 hour.
Heat 1/4 cup of olive or vegetable oil in a heated, heavy 10−12 inch
skillet until a light haze forms over it. Fry the meatballs 5 or 6 at a time
over a moderately high heat, shaking the pan constantly to roll the balls
and keep them round. In 8 − 10 minutes, the meatballs should be brown
outside and show no trace of pink inside. Add more oil to the skillet as
needed. Serve the meatballs hot with tomato sauce

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