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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! Perfect to add to spaghetti sauce or any other recipe that requires basic meatballs!
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Best Ever (Easy) Baked 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!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Calories: 40kcal
Author: Jenn

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup onion finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried bread crumbs
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese finely grated
  • 3 Tbsp. ketchup
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. parsley minced (or about 1/2 Tbsp. dried)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400ºF. Spray a large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • Mix together onion, bread crumbs, garlic, egg, cheese, ketchup, salt, pepper and parsley in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add in ground beef and mix gently until combined. Do not overwork. Form into 1-inch balls and place on prepared cookie sheet.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until meatballs are browned and cooked through.

Notes

Yield: about 30 1-inch meatballs

Nutrition

Calories: 40kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.6g | Protein: 5.1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.7g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 156mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0.5g