1 garlic clove
1 red bell pepper, roasted
1/4 pound sliced prosciutto, roughly chopped
5 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 pound ground veal
1/2 pound ground beef (85-90% lean)
1 sweet onion (Vidalia or Walla Walla; substitute yellow onion), finely chopped
1 cup unseasoned bread crumbs
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, plus extra for the table
2 teaspoons kosher or sea salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 eggs


Heat oven to 350°. Place garlic and bell pepper in a food processor and pulse a few times to break them up. Add prosciutto and basil and pulse until well combined. Remove to a large bowl. Add remaining ingredients (through eggs) and mix with your hands until well combined. Form into golf ball-sized balls. Place on a baking sheet and bake about 15 minutes.


12 servings

Preparation Time

25 Minutes

Total Time

40 Minutes

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