The Spicy Olive’s Pesto Meatballs
This is a crowd pleasing appetizer for any occasion or simply add to your favorite red sauce and serve over pasta. Try Chef David Cook’s Secret Red Gravy Sauce available at all 3 of our locations!
  • 2tbsp The Spicy Calabrian Pesto Olive OilNew!
  • 2tbsp Parmesan Cheesegrated
  • 1large egg
  • 1tsp black pepper
  • 3leaves fresh basilchopped
  • 1tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2lbs ground turkeyor lean ground beef
  • 1clove Garlicchopped
  • 1/4cup Yellow Onionchopped
  1. In a bowl combine the parmesan cheese, egg, pepper, chopped basil, salt, ground turkey, garlic, and chopped onions, mix the ingredients well, then form small balls
  2. Heat the Spicy Calabrian Pesto Olive Oil in a medium skillet on medium heat.
  3. Put the meatballs in the heated oil and brown on all sides. Let them cook through.
  4. Serve the mini meatballs with marinara sauce on pasta or alone as an appetizer.
  5. Enjoy!