Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

After searching for a meatball recipe for ages, I finally came up with this one and it's a hit. Great in spaghetti, meatball hoagies, etc. They also freeze well after cooking.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. If using oven method- preheat to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix by hand until all ingredients are well incorporated.
  3. Spread a little olive oil on cookie sheet to coat.
  4. Form meatballs and place on cookie sheet.
  5. Bake about 15 minute.
  6. Turn meatballs and bake 10-15 minute longer.
  7. Use in your favorite Italian recipe.
  8. * These can also be pan-fried in olive oil on Med. to Med-Hi if you prefer.
  9. Cook's note: After baking, the meatballs can be frozen. In order to keep them from freezing together, pre-freeze on a cookie sheet spaced apart. When frozen, place in freezer bags for later use. Then just use as many as you want. They can be thawed but I just put them into my sauce frozen and simmer until thawed.

Reviews

Most Helpful

Wow! These are terrific. I have to respectfully disagree with vdm86 though. I think they smell GREAT when cooking - made my house smell like an Italian restaurant. I made them for hoagies, with sliced onion & peppers in sauce and melted mozzerella cheese. Will definitely add these to my book.

Grandma Bee November 22, 2010

Finally! Someone who doesn't put oregano in meatballs like us real italians! Good recipe!

Dangie515 December 04, 2011

Really good. I did "tweak" the ingredients a bit. More garlic and a variety of fresh herbs from my garden. An excellent base to start with. The eggs, bread crumbs, and meat amounts were spot on. I baked mine and put them in minestrone, MMMMM!!!

Your Gourmet Girlfriend September 13, 2007

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