Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

A local Italian restaurant makes an awesome veal meatball dinner served with a pesto sauce to allow the delicate flavors of the veal to shine through. This is my version.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400.
  2. Combine all ingredients together.
  3. Form into one inch balls.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  5. Serve with your favorite sauce.


Most Helpful

Thanks for posting this quick and tasty recipe. I changed it a bit by adding minced onion instead of minced shallot (I didn't have shallots on hand.) Also, I wrapped the pan in foil and baked the meatballs for 15 minutes, then baked them uncovered for 5 more and then boiled the meatballs in the tomato sauce for five more minutes. Next time I make this, I will substitute garlic powder for the nutmeg.

Scribbler515 June 22, 2007

I ALWAYS keep these on hand in the freezer - wonderful recipe. Throw a few into your favorite sauce and boil some quality pasta for an instant gourmet meal. Outstanding, KelBel -- thank you.

Originalbob August 09, 2014

These were great! I made them to make meatball sandwiches. I used regular breadcrumbs because I didn't have any Italian. I also didn't have a shallot so I chopped up about 1/8 a cup of onion and put in 2 cloves of minced garlic. Once they were done baking, I put them on hoagie rolls & topped with my favorite pizza sauce. Yummm!

Tara2008 June 28, 2009

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