Melissa's Meatballs

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Melissa Snow

By
@riley123

This is my favorite meatball recipe. So easy to prepare and such great flavor.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
Depending on the size
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 c
    panko crumbs
  • 1/2 c
    whole milk
  • 1/2 c
    beef broth, plus additional
  • 1 c
    chopped fresh italian parsley
  • 3
    eggs, beaten
  • 2 Tbsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    seasoned pepper
  • 2 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 pinch
    nutmeg
  • 3/4 c
    grated parmesan cheese

How to Make Melissa's Meatballs

Step-by-Step

  1. Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees
  2. In a large bowl, combine beef, bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, 1/2 C broth, milk, eggs, parsley, oregano, garlic, salt, pepper, basil, red pepper flakes, and nutmeg with a fork or very clean hands.

    Hint: It's easier and faster to use your hands!
  3. Using 2 spoons shape meat into balls. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Space meatballs on pan so that they are not touching. Cover bottom of pan with additional beef broth.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes. Transfer meatballs onto paper towels.

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About Melissa's Meatballs

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian




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