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  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs (fine)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 1 pound ground beef
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium1% DV30mg
    Fat2% DV1g
    Protein2% DV1g
    Carbs0% DV<1g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories20Calories from Fat10
    Total Fat1g2%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat0g
    Calories from Fat10
    Total Carbohydrate<1g0%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A0%
    Vitamin C0%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    vonSeggern a month ago
    Very Simple and made a lot! Going to use more spices next time.
    Jennifer C. 2 months ago
    whole family loved them. They were so easy to make!
    Tracy Kern 2 months ago
    This is my most Favorite “go to” meatball recipe. Basic, easy and always loved!
    Trista 5 months ago
    This is a great recipe for parties with the perfect amount of breadcrumbs to hold the meatballs together. When I'm just cooking for my family of 4, I double the size of the meatballs or else you'll be swimming in them. Highly recommend!
    Gembitsky- Valcourt 6 months ago
    Very easy and tasty. I used minced dry onions and minced garlic also added basil and italian seasoning.
    Mindy Gioe-Garcia 7 months ago
    We really enjoyed these meatballs. I added minced garlic, fresh basil and oregano.
    Adrienne Benedetti 7 months ago
    Absolutely amazing! My 9 year old daughter was able to make all on her own, and they turned our great!
    Mrs D 9 months ago
    I used garlic herb Panko bread crumbs, because that is what I had on hand. It was outstanding! This recipe was so easy and so simple. I cooked my 1 inch meatballs for 11 minutes, perfect every time. Yumm!
    Cole Brown 9 months ago
    Amazing!! I loved the sausage mixed in with the meatballs. I was looking at the reviews and lots were saying add more salt, so I added 3/4 of a teaspoon totally. I loved the recipe and will make this again for sure!
    Maria D Corbitt 9 months ago
    Very good and easy recipe, it definitely needs more salt because although the flavor was awesome, as it is is too bland
    Zimmermann 10 months ago
    It was simple tastes great and there’s many variations to try out. Excellent!
    Kim 10 months ago
    Loved these and they were super easy! Made the recipe exact, except for a little Italian seasoning. Will definitely make them again!
    Rebecca K. 10 months ago
    I used half a pound of bacon (uncooked) instead of pork sausagte chopped it up and mixed it with the burger. The meatballs came out juicy and delicious! absolutely nummy!
    Leandre K. a year ago
    Add bacon to half the batch and kids loved it.
    Lori Parker a year ago
    I added basil, oregano, thyme, parsley, and garlic powder to make a great Italian-style meatball. They came out great! Also had to halve the recipe because 72 meatballs was a bit much.
    Tony Ferraro a year ago
    Came out good, used sweet Italian sausage, Italian bread crumbs and 1/4 cup of Parmesan grated cheese. I made 12 large meatballs then browned the rest of the meat and threw it in the sauce.
    Delicious!!! Adding the Parmesan cheese gave it a great flavor
    Erik Marinelli a year ago
    My family loved them. Very basic but that is what the title says 😃
    Jen a year ago
    Adding Parmesan cheese, a 1/4 cup, added flavor. Also, mix needs a little more salt. This is the first time I’ve ever baked meatballs, and the flavor was a cross between a seasoned hamburger and a bland meatloaf. I will definitely season it up next time, but my boys still liked them!
    Mr Bee a year ago
    Tasty and easy to make
    H. a year ago
    This is a great jumping off point for amazing meatballs! All the ingredients were perfectly portioned and the meatballs were super juicy. I did add in a bunch of seasonings though. Salt, pepper, crushed red pepper flakes, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, oregeno, basil, parsely... and maybe a few more. But they turned out amazing! Will make these again!
    Douce-Kissoon a year ago
    Very easy to make. I would make again and try one of the recipe modifications
    faux maux a year ago
    Easy. Made 15 big balls. I added some dried dill, a mashed oregano leaf, some garlic, two slices of bread mashed instead of bread crumbs (?) and less onion. This is a valuable recipe to remember the basics.
    Smith a year ago
    I had just ground beef. Very good basic meatball. Many easy variations
    Tess a year ago
    Used organic ground beef only. 😋. Fried, until golden brown. I made spaghetti and used Paul Newman’s Marinara sauce, cook for 20 minutes with the meatballs. Delicious 😋
    Tommy a year ago
    Simple but still tasty. I used a little tomato sauce mixed with the 2lbs ground beef and it’s makes the meatballs less dry. I keep them in the oven longer.
    Nicky R. 2 years ago
    good i used venison 2lbs.
    Norma Zachar 2 years ago
    Very good added to spaghetti sauce great dinner
    Melissa Doss 2 years ago
    The meatballs turned out great! I only used 1 lb of meat and more salt & pepper and added garlic salt. I used 1/2 lb. of Italian Sausage and 1/2 lb of hamburger meat. Thank you, Yummly.
    Connie Fedin 2 years ago
    This is a good recipe for your basic meatball just as it title says. Like so many of the reviews adding a little of this & that, and less of anything you dont care for makes it a Great recipe, I omitted the pork and cut everything else but the beef by half threw in fresh parsley & grated parm. no leftovers that night.