(Makes about 40)
1 ¼ pounds ground meat (turkey, beef or pork)
1/3 cup fresh basil and/or parsley
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/3 cup Romano cheese, grated
1/3 cup provolone, shredded
2 tablespoons oats, quick cooking
¼ cup bread crumbs
½ teaspoon nutmeg
¼ cup currants
2 green onions(white part), minced
sea salt, white pepper and cayenne to taste
2 tablespoons milk
Sciabica's Extra Virgin Olive Oil (for coating)
Preheat over to 400 degrees.
In large bowl combine all ingredients, except olive oil. Shape mixture into balls about 1 inch in diameter. Place meatballs on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet. Brush or drizzle with olive oil.
Place cookie sheet in 400 degree oven, bake for 10 minutes, turn meatballs and bake for an additional 5 minutes or until browned.
Variation: May use a flavored olive oil such as Jalapeño to "spice things up".