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Easy Baked Meatballs Recipe

Easy Baked Meatballs require very little effort and they are seriously delicious. Serve solo or set them atop a heaping pile of spaghetti!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 32
Calories: 99kcal
Author: Megan Porta

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 cup Ritz crackers crushed
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup onion finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/4 cup Italian parsley chopped
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a large, rimmed baking with parchment paper and set aside. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Mix well using a heavy spoon or your hands.
  • Form golf-ball-sized balls out of the meat mixture and place 1 inch apart on prepared baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes.
  • Serve as a main dish or atop a plate of spaghetti!

Notes

  • Replace the ground beef with turkey for a slimmed down recipe.
  • To make these gluten free, either omit the crackers entirely or replace them with a GF variety.
  • Chop the onions finely to help avoid the meatballs falling apart.

Nutrition

Calories: 99kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 131mg | Potassium: 117mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 93IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg
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