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Preheat the oven to 450
F. Drizzle the olive oil intoa 9
13-inch baking dish and use your hand to evenly coat the entire surface. Set aside.
Combine the ground pork, salt, cherry peppers,pickling liquid, bread, and eggs in a large mixing bowland mix by hand until thoroughly incorporated.
Roll the mixture into round, golf ball–size meatballs(about 1½ inches), making sure to pack the meatrmly. Place the balls in the prepared baking dish,being careful to line them up snugly and in evenrows vertically and horizontally to form a grid. Themeatballs should be touching one another.
Roast for 20 minutes, or until the meatballs are rmand cooked through. A meat thermometer insertedinto the center of a meatball should read 165
Allow the meatballs to cool for 5 minutes in thebaking dish before serving.
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Makes about 2 dozen 1½-inch meatballs
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