Best Ever (Easy) Baked Meatballs
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: American
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Serves: about 30 1-inch meatballs
Baked Meatballs that are some of the best ever meatballs in the history of all meatballs! Such a simple and easy meatball recipe. Very tender and flavorful!
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • ½ cup onion, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup dried bread crumbs
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • 3 Tbsp. ketchup
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. parsley, minced (or about ½ Tbsp. dried)
  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Spray a large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Mix together onion, bread crumbs, garlic, egg, cheese, ketchup, salt, pepper and parsley in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add in ground beef and mix gently until combined. Do not overwork. Form into 1-inch balls and place on prepared cookie sheet.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until meatballs are browned and cooked through.
Yield: about 30 1-inch meatballs
Nutrition Information
Serving size: per meatball Calories: 40 Fat: 1 g Saturated fat: 0.7 g Carbohydrates: 1.6 g Sugar: 0.5 g Sodium: 156 mg Fiber: 1 g Protein: 5.1 g Cholesterol: 16 mg
Recipe by Yummy Healthy Easy at