5 Lb. ground beef
24 saltine crackers crumbled
1 medium onion chopped
1/2 C. Parmesan cheese
6 cloves garlic
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1/2 tsp. salt
2 Tbs. butter
1. Mix beef, crackers, eggs, Parmesan cheese and 1/2 of the chopped onion and the 6 cloves of garlic.
2. When well browned, add your favorite tomato sauce such as Prego or Ragu or your own recipe and add 6 Tbs. of Parmesan cheese.
3. Place in a pot and bake at 350 degrees for 2 _ hours without a lid.
4. Serve over your favorite pasta and top with fresh chopped parsley and serve with garlic bread.
Makes 24 meatballs
Capt. Dick May is the owner of Easy Rider Charters in Bokeelia. He can be reached at 239-283-3247 or easyridercharters.com. "Capt. Dick's Seafood & Southern Country Cooking" (new cookbook) can be ordered for $14.95 plus $3 postage by calling the number above or by mailing a check (made out to Dick May) to 7989 Judge Bean Road, Bokeelia, FL 33922.