Another Italian Meatball Recipe

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by JackieOhNo

I have a few meatball recipes that I make according to mood; however, none of them seem to call for only 1 pound of ground beef, which is all that I had. I needed to improvise a bit, so I came up with this recipe, which turned out very nice. Luckily, I had a batch of homemade marinara sauce in the freezer, which was the perfect sauce to simmer them in! Once finished, they freeze very well.

Top Review by diner524

Great meatball recipe!! I made this as written, although in a scaled back version. I, too, made my own marinara sauce and seared the meatballs before adding them to the sauce. I made these the night I tagged them, but DH surprised me by coming home early(causing me to have to add more pasta etc.) and I didn't take a photo and almost forgot to review them. Served with a salad and garlic bread for a terrific dinner. Thanks for sharing the recipe. Made for your win in the football pool, congrats again!!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put sauce in a large pot on the oven to simmer.
  2. Mix all the ingredients, except for sauce, in a large bowl until blended, but be careful not to overmix.
  3. Roll meat mixture into meatballs of your preferred size (I made them on the smaller side, probably the size of a golf ball).
  4. Drop them into the simmer sauce and cover.
  5. Simmer for 1 to 3 hours. Serve with additional parmesan cheese, to taste.

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