Baked Meatballs

Aurora McBee

By
@aurora

This is a great, versatile make-ahead recipe. I often double the batch and freeze dinner-sized portions to use later in spaghetti sauce, Swedish meatballs, and bbq meatball subs. They can also be made smaller for appetizers.

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
60 small meatballs
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 lb
ground beef
1 lb
pork sausage
2
eggs
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 medium
onion, chopped fine
1 c
bread crumbs, seasoned
1/4 c
parmesan, finely grated
2 Tbsp
parsley flakes
2 Tbsp
basil, dried
1/4 c
milk
1/2 tsp
salt
fresh ground pepper

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line baking dishes with aluminum foil (optional, for easier clean-up).
2Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. Use a small cookie scoop to make balls of the meat mixture. Place meatballs 1 inch apart in baking dishes.
3Bake approx 15 minutes, or until browned (depending, of course, on the size of the meatballs.
4The meatballs will peel right off the foil if you let them cool a minute or two. These can be frozen in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids