Basic Meatballs Recipe | Yummly
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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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    Mrs D a month 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, just goes to show, sometimes it’s good just to get back to basics. My finicky kindergartener loves this every time. Yumm!
    Cole Brown a month 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 a month ago
    Very good and easy recipe, it definitely needs more salt because although the flavor was awesome, as it is is too bland
    Zimmermann 2 months ago
    It was simple tastes great and there’s many variations to try out. Excellent!
    Kim 2 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. 2 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. 3 months ago
    Add bacon to half the batch and kids loved it.
    Lori Parker 4 months 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 4 months 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.
    Hi Lamont Robinson 5 months ago
    Delicious!!! Adding the Parmesan cheese gave it a great flavor
    Erik Marinelli 5 months ago
    My family loved them. Very basic but that is what the title says 😃
    Jen 5 months 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 5 months ago
    Tasty and easy to make
    H. 5 months 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 7 months ago
    Very easy to make. I would make again and try one of the recipe modifications
    faux maux 7 months 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 7 months ago
    I had just ground beef. Very good basic meatball. Many easy variations
    Tess 8 months 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 10 months 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. 10 months ago
    good i used venison 2lbs.
    Norma Zachar 10 months ago
    Very good added to spaghetti sauce great dinner
    Melissa Doss a year 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 a year 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.
    Shane R. a year ago
    added 1/4C chopped parsley and 1/2 grated parm. made it awesome
    really flavorful recipe.
    Smith a year ago
    my dog Loved these! I used minced onions, we didn't have fresh but still turned out great!
    CJ a year ago
    Great, they ate it! I forgot to add the milk, though.
    Aubrey Gruwell a year ago
    Loved these meatballs! My first time making meatballs ever they turned out great, just a little too many onions for me.
    McMahon a year ago
    I thought after I had made them, they could do with more salt and I would add parsley...….I did add Italian Herbs and they were fantastic....they were moist in the middle and great...
    David R. a year ago
    Be sure to make sure your meatballs are 1 inch in diameter. I made them too big the first time and they were dry.