Vesper Brothers Put an Italian Spin on Tailgate Eats

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Sunday football is back and game day eats are serious business! The Vesper Brothers had the PHL17 kitchen smelling delicious with their unique tailgate mashup: fennel meatball sandwiches. The Vesper family has been in the food business for almost 40 years. Bill and John Vesper are known for their sauces which are 100% all-natural, no preservatives, no citric acid, no added sugar or sweeteners, vegan, gluten-free AND certified kosher!
Check out the full fennel meatballs recipe below! 1lb. Ground Pork 1lb. Ground Beef 1/2 cup Plain Bread Crumbs 4 Eggs 2 tbs. Grated Pecorino Romano 2 tbs. Ricotta Cheese 1 tbs. Fennel Seeds 1 tbs. Salt 1 tbs. Onion Powder 1 tbs. Garlic Powder 1 tbs. Dry Basil 1 tsp. Black Pepper
  • Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl
  • Mix thoroughly with your hands until completely incorporated
  • Roll into golf ball size meatballs
  • Cover the bottom of a large skillet with olive oil and canola oil
  • Fry meatballs, turning occasionally, until browned on all sides
  • Transfer meatballs to a saucepan and simmer in Vesper Bros. Food sauce!
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