Baked Meatballs Recipe

Looking for an easy Baked Meatballs recipe? Learn how to make Baked Meatballs using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by splangie

Makes 5 servings



From Good Eats: Great Balls of Meat

Recipe Ingredients for Baked Meatballs

1/2 pound ground pork
1/2 pound ground lamb
1/2 pound lean ground beef
5 ounces frozen spinach
1/2 cup Parmesan
1 whole egg
1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
1 1/2 teaspoons dried parsley
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 cup bread crumbs

Recipe Directions for Baked Meatballs

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the pork, lamb, ground round, spinach, cheese, egg, basil, parsley, garlic powder, salt, red pepper flakes, and 1/4 cup of the bread crumbs. Using your hands, mix all ingredients until well incorporated. Use immediately or place in refrigerator for up to 24 hours.

  3. Place the remaining 1/4 cup of bread crumbs into a small bowl. Using a scale, weigh meatballs into 1.5-ounce portions and place on a sheet pan. Using your hands, shape the meatballs into rounds, roll in the bread crumbs and place the meatballs in individual, miniature muffin tin cups. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden and cooked through.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 196.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
341
Calories from Fat
109
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.1g
19%
Saturated Fat
4.9g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
160mg
53%
Sodium
822mg
34%
Potassium
742mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
9.8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
45.7g
Vitamin A 57% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 18% Iron 26%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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