Italian Meatballs

Jamie Owensby


My son loves meatballs...has to have them with his spaghetti! These are excellent meatballs and go well with pasta or by themselves as he would tell you!!


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25 Min
20 Min


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  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1/2 lb
    ground pork
  • 1/3 c
    dry bread crumbs
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2
    green onions, minced
  • 1 small
    yellow onion, diced
  • 3 Tbsp
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 3 Tbsp
    grated romano cheese
  • 3 Tbsp
    minced fresh parsley
  • 3 Tbsp
    minced fresh basil
  • ·
    salt and pepper to own specific tastes
  • 1 c
    olive oil

How to Make Italian Meatballs


  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Roll the mixture into 1 1/2" balls.
  3. Pour olive oil on shallow baking pan and place meatballs on top; swirl pan around to coat meatballs in oil.
  4. Bake meatballs for about 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown, but not cooked completely through. (unless eating by themselves)
  5. Remove meatballs from oil, drain on paper towels and stir into favorite pasta sauce.

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About Italian Meatballs

Course/Dish: Beef, Meat Appetizers
Other Tag: For Kids

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