Classic Meatballs

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I always add one packet of dry Italian dressing.
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Sounds good
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Ingredients for 4 servings

10 oz. ground beef chuck or veal

10 oz. ground pork shoulder

2 oz. minced pork fat or unsmoked bacon

2 oz. prosciutto, minced

1¼ cups loosely packed flat-leaf parsley leaves, minced, plus more for garnish

2 tsp. dried oregano

1½ tsp. fennel seeds

1 tsp. crushed red chile flakes

½ tsp. ground cumin

¼ tsp. ground allspice

7 slices white bread, finely ground in a food processor

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

⅔ cup ricotta, drained in a strainer for 2 hours

2 tbsp. milk

3 eggs, lightly beaten

6 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for greasing

¼ cup dry red wine

4 cups canned tomato purée

1 cup beef or veal stock or water

Grated Parmesan, for garnish

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