Homemade Meatballs


Copy of Chicken tortilla soup-2If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that I have a sweet tooth and I love Italian food!  That being said, I’ve always been nervous to make meatballs because it looked complicated and time consuming! After a lot of research and reading different recipes, I came up with the perfect, delicious, and easy recipe!  We all loved the meatballs even my toddlers!!IMG_1341IMG_1343

  • 1 lb 80/20 ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup Italian breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon dried garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Jar of your favorite spaghetti sauce
  • 1 Box Spaghetti
  1. In a bowl, combine egg, cheese, breadcrumbs, garlic, basil, parsley, salt, and pepper.
  2. Add the beef and blend with your hands.
  3. Form small balls and place on a cookie sheet.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees for around 15 minutes (depends on size of the meatballs).
  5. Place meatballs in the sauce and simmer for 30 minutes.
  6. Cook the spaghetti according to the box.
  7. Add the meatballs and sauce on top of the spaghetti.
  8. Enjoy!!


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