Italian Meatballs - Baked Recipe

Looking for an easy Italian Meatballs - baked recipe? Learn how to make Italian Meatballs - baked using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mrsmjt

Makes 10 servings



Adapted from Alton Brown from the Food Network Makes 30 meatballs Serving size 3 meatballs.

Recipe Ingredients for Italian Meatballs - baked

1 lb ground beef
1 lb ground pork
5 oz spinach, chopped
1/2 cup parmesan, grated
1 egg
2 tsp Italian seasoning
1 tsp basil
1 tsp parsley
2 cloves garlic
1/3 cup onion
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
1 cup bread crumbs

Recipe Directions for Italian Meatballs - baked

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the meat, spinach, cheese, egg, onion, Italian seasoning, basil, parsley, garlic, salt, red pepper flakes, and 1/3 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 bread crumbs into a small bowl. Using a scale, weigh meatballs into 2 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

Beef, Pork, Main Dish, Italian, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 130.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
229
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.2g
11%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
97mg
32%
Sodium
229mg
10%
Potassium
497mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
9.2g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
30.1g
Vitamin A 28% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 10% Iron 17%
* 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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