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Baked Italian Meatballs

Baked Italian Meatballs

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This is a classic dish that never goes out of style. It is best served with pasta such as spaghetti to make the classic “spaghetti with meatballs”. You can also serve on Italian bread. Both require adding pasta sauce.





1 pound ground beef (90% to 95% lean)

1/4 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs

1 egg

2 tablespoons water

1 teaspoon minced garlic

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1 jar (14-1/2 ounces) pasta sauce, heated




Pre-heat oven to 400°F.


Mix in a large bowl ground beef, bread crumbs, egg, water, garlic, salt and pepper thoroughly.


Shape into 12 two-inch meatballs.


Place on rack in broiler pan.


Bake in 400°F oven 17 to 19 minutes.


Serve with pasta sauce over hot cooked pasta or as sandwiches in crusty Italian rolls.

Posted by: / June 06, 2010

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