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pesto meatballs

Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

Use your own pesto or your favorite commercial brand. Yield depends on size of meatballs. I make mine about 1 1/2-2 inches. Use in your favorite sauce over pasta or as an appetizer. They freeze well.

yield 3 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For pesto meatballs

  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 1/2 c
    plain bread crumbs
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/3 c
    Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1

How To Make pesto meatballs

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Line sheet pan with sides (15x10-inch) with foil; spray foil with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix all ingredients until well combined. Shape mixture into balls; place on prepared pan.
  • 3
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until thermometer inserted in center of meatballs reads 165°F.