Lunchbreak: Alfredo’s signature meatballs

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Executive Chef Jose Torres

Italian Village Restaurants
71 W. Monroe Street
Chicago
(312) 332-7005
italianvillage-chicago.com/

90th Anniversary Specials:

  • $0.90 meatballs - available the day of the 90th anniversary  (only available on 9/20)
  • $12.90 lunch specials - inspired by dishes from the original menu  (all month)
  • $19.27 bottles of wine - available the week of the 90th anniversary (all month)

Event:
20th Annual Ferrari Fest
September 10
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Alfredo’s Signature Meatballs
Yield: 40- 6oz meatballs

Ingredients:
10 lbs. ground beef
3 lbs. ground pork
15 eggs, Grade A
1.5 lbs. Parmesan Cheese, grated
1 loaf stale Italian bread (1 lb. loaf, soaked in water)
1/2 lb. fresh garlic, finely chopped
1/2 bunch Italian parsley, finely chopped
1/2 cup salt
1/4 cup black pepper

Directions:
Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Combine all ingredients together and hand mix well until all ingredients are mixed thoroughly. Roll by hand to the size of a small baseball. Cook meatballs for 30 minutes, turning after 15 minutes. Cook until golden brown.