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#Giving Tuesday: Making meals for seniors with Jewish Family Services

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Black Friday, Cyber Monday we've been there, done that.

But, did you know today is "#Giving Tuesday?" A day dedicated to giving back to others.

Whether you make a donation to a charity or just hold the door for someone, you can be part of a mission to make our communities stronger.

CBS News 8's Ashley Jacobs, in the above video, is in the kitchen to help give back. 

Here's a meatball recipe that's worth sharing on Giving Tuesday!

Jewish Family Service of San Diego

Meatballs Recipe


• 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

• 1 large onion, 1/4-inch dice

• Salt, pepper to taste

• 2 cloves garlic, smashed and chopped

• 1 1/2 pound ground beef

• 2 large eggs

• 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley leaves

• 1 cup breadcrumbs

• 1/2 cup water


1. In a large bowl, mix meat and wet ingredients, salt and pepper until well blended.

2. Add remaining ingredients and mix for one to two minutes more.

3. Roll into a small balls (about the size of a golf ball) and place on a baking sheet. Bake at 375°for 20 to 30 minutes.

4. Cook for another 30 minutes in any marinara sauce of your choosing.

5. Serve Meat balls on a bed of spaghetti or any pasta you desire.

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