Pork and Ricotta Meatballs

Pork and Ricotta Meatballs

Ricotta is the secret to tenderness in these all-purpose meatballs. Serve them plain, with a marinara sauce for dipping, or simmer the meatballs in tomato sauce for serving over spaghetti. Ground chicken is a great alternative and will yield cheesier tasting meatballs.
  • Total:
  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Heat oven to 425 degrees. In a large bowl, combine all of the ingredients and use your hands to gently mix.
  2. Step 2

    Shape the meat into 12 equally sized balls (about 2 1/4 inches in diameter). Arrange on a greased rimmed baking sheet.
  3. Step 3

    Bake until golden and cooked through, about 15 minutes. Serve warm.