Still There Shine Sauce Meatballs

Still There Shine Sauce Meatballs

Still There Shine Sauce Meatballs

4 oz Still There Shine Sauce Original

3 ounces crustless fresh white bread, cut into 1/4-inch cubes

2.7 oz milk

8 oz yellow onion, small dice

1.75 oz garlic cloves, finely minced

2 oz parmesan cheese- grated, grated

1 oz fresh parsley leaves, finely minced and dried

1 tablespoon kosher salt

t.t. Freshly ground black pepper

3 oz pancetta, finely diced

4 large egg yolks

1 teaspoon dried oregano- crushed well

1 teaspoon fennel seed- roasted and crushed well

16 oz ground beef 75/25- muscle to fat ratio

16 oz ground pork


  1. In a bowl, combine bread with milk, tossing to coat. Place in a sauté pan and cook over medium heat, stir occasionally till liquid is cooked out(do not brown). The bread will resemble a dense patty.  Once cooked remove pan from heat and spoon bread mix onto a plate to cool.
  2. Add .5 oz of olive oil to a sauté pan over medium heat, when hot add onion and cook till caramelized. Add garlic and cook through. Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature.  Parmigiano-Reggiano, parsley, salt, pepper, pancetta, egg yolks, oregano, and fennel to bread/milk mixture.
  3. Set mixer bowl in stand mixer and attach paddle. Add all ingredients and start speed on low. Starting at low speed and gradually increasing to medium.
  4. Once ingredients are blended, stop mixer, and remove a small amt of mix. Cook mix in a sauté pan with small amount of oil.  When cooked through let cool slightly and taste. Adjust seasoning if needed.
  5. Remove bowl and be sure all ingredients are incorporated well.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees wi9th rack in the middle. Lightly oil a half sheet pan and set aside. Cover hands with disposable gloves and begin to form meatballs.  You are looking for meatballs to be the size of a billiard ball.  Place formed meatballs on sheet pan.  When oven has reached temperature place meatballs in hot oven.  Rotate pan every 5 minutes through cooking process to ensure even cooking.  Meatballs will register 165 degrees on an instant read thermometer.
  7. When meatballs are done remove from a sheet pan with a slotted spatula and place on a clean plate or sheet pan.