1-2 T olive oil
1 lb. ground turkey
1 lb. ground pork
2 T minced garlic
1 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
2 T fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
2 cups Italian-style breadcrumbs
1 cup lukewarm water
2 jars of your favorite spaghetti sauce
1. Preheat your oven to 400°F. Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil, and coat the ENTIRE surface with 1-2 T of olive oil.
2. In a large bowl, combine ground turkey, ground pork, garlic, grated cheese, parsley, salt, and pepper. If you so desire, add crushed red pepper as well. This gives you the chance to proclaim at whim, "Mama mia, that's a spicy meatball!"
(Pro-tip: If you do not want to buy a whole bundle of parsley just for 2 tablespoons, do not fret. You can substitute dried parsley and your meatballs will be just as delicious.)
3. Fold breadcrumbs into mixture 1 cup at a time. Add eggs and mix well. Next add lukewarm water to mixture 1/4 cup at a time. Adding these ingredients in increments prevents your bowl from overflowing, and makes it easier to knead the mixture together without making a mess.