Quick and Easy Italian Meatballs Recipe | Yummly

Quick and Easy Italian Meatballs

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Tender meatballs just like your Italian grandma would make, in a fraction of the time. A simple mix of ground beef, seasonings, and Parmesan cheese form these meatballs that get baked in the oven before taking a quick simmer in your favorite marinara sauce.


  • 2 pounds 85% lean ground beef
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup dried breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 ounces grated Parmesan cheese (2/3 cup, for meatballs)
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 jar marinara sauce (24 oz. per jar)
  • grated Parmesan cheese (for serving)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium30% DV730mg
    Fat7% DV4.5g
    Protein10% DV5g
    Carbs4% DV12g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories110Calories from Fat45
    Total Fat4.5g7%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat45
    Total Carbohydrate12g4%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C4%

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


    twelve gauge 7 days ago
    turned out amazing very easy to make and very enjoyable for everyone
    Craycraft 2 months ago
    We cut the recipe in half because it was just the two of us, but it was great!
    jacob Possing 2 months ago
    Super easy and turned out fantastic
    Andrea Jonaitis 2 months ago
    These were absolutely delicious. Good consistency while still moist inside. A favorite for sure!
    Jesse Brooks 3 months ago
    it's delicious! id definitely make it again
    Julia 3 months ago
    Turned out the absolute best. Genuinely easy to make (I'm a sluggish cook, so, I stumble over minimal challenges, but not this time). My family set a world record in gulping down a bowl of tagliatelle with the meatballs and sauce 😄 We're all very happy with the result. This recipe is a keeper.
    Tanya Pierre 4 months ago
    It was very simple to make. Love the step by step video. It was yummy to the tummy. A new staple dish in our family.
    Aislinn 4 months ago
    Good! The family enjoyed them; will definitely make again.
    Meredith Childress 4 months ago
    Best meatballs ever! I have never made meatballs before and my family raved over how amazing they were! Will probably never use another recipe :)
    Mona ElNaggar 5 months ago
    Yummy and easy! Made exactly per the recipe and were perfect.
    Caviglioli 5 months ago
    really nice and easy perfect with spaghetti
    Purple Blaze 6 months ago
    love it, its easy and yummy!!!
    Alina Luong 7 months ago
    It was great added diced tomato and more seasoning and sugar to the marinara sauce and cane out perfect
    Kimberly Luedtke 8 months ago
    AMAZING i did 1 lb beef 1 lb sage sausage!
    Miriam Fenech 9 months ago
    very good. will do again
    Roy W. 10 months ago
    Great meat balls, I also add 1 lb of sausage to the mix, made them even better.
    Eleonora Parrini a year ago
    Tried them yesterday, absolutely delicious! Thanks :)
    fatima abass a year ago
    i will try it again, delicious with spaghetti on the side