Apple, Walnut, and Pork Meatballs

Posted: March 17, 2018 in Recipes

meatballsThe addition of apple to these meatballs gives them a slightly sweet flavor. These are great to serve as part of an autumn meal.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 30 minutes

Total: 1 hour
Serves: 10


1 Tbsp. olive oil
5 thick slices day-old or toasted Italian bread
1 medium yellow onion, peeled and minced
3 large tart apples, peeled, cored, and finely diced
2 sprigs fresh oregano, chopped
2 lbs. lean ground pork
1 large egg, lightly beaten
¾ cup finely chopped walnuts
½ tsp. ground black pepper


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line a roasting pan with parchment paper and lightly grease the paper with the oil.

Step 2

Soak the bread in water for 1 minute. Thoroughly squeeze out all the liquid. In a large mixing bowl, thoroughly combine all the ingredients. Form the mixture into 2" balls.

Step 3

Place the meatballs in the prepared pan. Bake for about 30 minutes until thoroughly cooked and golden brown.

Step 4

Transfer the meatballs to paper towels to drain.

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