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Italian Meatballs

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  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese (or grated)
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced or use garlic press)
  • 1/2 dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
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    Calories110Calories from Fat60
    Total Fat7g11%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat0g
    Calories from Fat60
    Total Carbohydrate3g1%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C2%

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


    Nathalie G a month ago
    These are the best meatballs I have ever made! I used grass fed beef and always make my bread crumbs from scratch. Made these for a varsity boys’ soccer party and they were a hit! Even my daughter who will not eat beef usually, liked them! This will become one of our family recipe.
    Judi Connolly 2 months ago
    Delicious always, nothing like homemade sauce! Sorry love Raos but nothing like homemade!
    Kevin Tustin 3 months ago
    Turned out well. confused by directions of 1/2 dry basil... 1/2 tsp? 1/2 tbsp? 1/2 stalk? Otherwise, really good recipe.
    Rhonda Tregear 4 months ago
    Delicious, tender and full of flavors, the parmesan gave it a nice flavor when browned.
    Nicole Aragon 4 months ago
    I used 1 lb ground Italian sweet sausage and 1/2 lb ground chicken. Added an extra half if everything since I added the extra meat. Turned out amazing!
    Steven B. 5 months ago
    I cookes them for 25 minutes and they came out pretty dry but the flavor was there. I may have to cook for 20 minutes next time.
    Salim Akil 5 months ago
    love it ..............
    Craig Carman 5 months ago
    I browned them in olive oil and whole garlic cloves in cast iron pans before putting in oven for 20 mins WOW
    Lisa 7 months ago
    Great! My kids ask for these all the time now.
    Jessica DeWitt 7 months ago
    These were delicious! Will likely make them again!
    Gord Mowat 7 months ago
    Excellent. Was delicious.
    Kim T. 7 months ago
    Easy and delicious My new go to meatballs
    Donna Newman 8 months ago
    They come out very tasty and so much easier than frying I can have dinner ready very quickly with this recipe and the cleanup is 123.
    Taylor 8 months ago
    Awesome by themselves
    Great! My family enjoyed dinner tonight!
    jessica 9 months ago
    suuuuper good! i baked them for about 25 mins and then broiled them for 3 mins and it was amazing, this has really good flavor and really easy to make
    Gabriella Damron 9 months ago
    Great easy meatball recipe!! Fiancé rated is 9.3 on meatball scale!
    Jennifer 9 months ago
    Yumm! Super easy and quick to make!
    john c. 10 months ago
    Came out good. I used plain bread crumbs. 1 egg instead of 2 & 2 tsp dried garlic powder. 4 large garlic cloves for 1 lb of meat is too much for me.
    cindylouwho 10 months ago
    Yummly!!!! Very moist and easy to make.
    Gunny Wolf a year ago
    Loved it! Easy to follow directions and delicious!! I cooked till 30 min, but I believe 23-25 min is enough. Pull and test for yourself for moistness/juiciness around these times.
    Rob S. a year ago
    these were fantastic. definitely going to make these a regular staple in our family recipes.
    Allison B. a year ago
    they came out delicious.
    Bob Gray a year ago
    This will be my go to for wonderful meatballs!! I cooked them for 20 in the oven and simmered for 30 in sauce. Perfect!
    Jaime Hunt a year ago
    Great recipe! Easy to follow and my husband loved it!! Seasoning was amazing!
    Crystal M. a year ago
    these are perfect. only thing i did different was bake for 20 mins and simmer in sauce for 30mins
    DON H. a year ago
    what does 1/2 dried basil mean?
    Jess Sprout a year ago
    The whole family loved these. I did cut back on the seasonings in the mixture as I simmered them in sauce after baking them (I reduced the baking time so as not to cook them all the way through) and they absorbed some great flavor from the sauce. I used 1 tbls Tuscan seasoning, salt and pepper and a pinch of crushed red pepper. I also used plain bread crumbs. I did add some water to the mix as well. Super easy, moist and flavorful.
    Linda Lee a year ago
    Use less herbs in the meatball mixture but add them to the sauce instead
    Insignito a year ago
    Super yummy, I added a small piece of mozzarella in the middle of each ball and it was amazing!