Melissa's Meatballs

Melissa Snow


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

★★★★★ 1 vote
Depending on the size


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
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
3/4 c
grated parmesan cheese


1Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees
2In 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!
3Using 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.
4Bake for 25 minutes. Transfer meatballs onto paper towels.

About this Recipe

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