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homemade meatballs in white ceramic bowl on white counter

Easy Homemade Meatballs

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 20 1x
  • Category: meat
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: American


This easy Homemade Meatball recipe is a staple for any kitchen. From Swedish meatballs, grape jelly meatballs, spaghetti and meatballs, or just as a snack, these meatballs will be a hit in any home!


Units Scale
  • 1 pound 80% ground round
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup Italian breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with nonstick spray.
  2. combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix with your hands until combined.
  3. Roll into 1 1/2 inch balls and place on the baking sheet 1 inch apart.
  4. Bake 10 minutes, then turn over. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until no long pink in the middle.


  • Can be served alone or in marinara sauce over pasta.

Keywords: homemade meatballs

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