Easy Baked Parmesan Meatballs
Recipe type: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Meat, Pasta, Sauce
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Serves: 4
This oven baked parmesan meatballs recipe is super QUICK and EASY to prep. Chunky and juicy meatballs are full of cheesey flavors and crunchy bites. Deliciously perfect with spaghetti, or just as is. Our meatballs were slightly bigger than golf ball size, we were able to make 10 meatballs with this recipe.
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 3 ounces bacon, minced
  • ½ cup panko bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 extra large egg, beaten
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 60 grams parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground fennel seed
Served with Quick & Easy Tomato Sauce
  • 398 mL tomato sauce
  • 156 mL tomato paste
  • 500 mL chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  1. Combine all the meatball ingredients in a large mixing bowl and mix well.
  2. Test the seasoning by cooking a small portion of the meatball ingredient mixture in a pan and taste.
  3. Preheat oven to 450F.
  4. Roll the meatballs in your hands to your desired size. Ours were slightly bigger than golf balls and we were able to make 10 meatballs.
  5. Put the meatballs on top of a baking tray with baking sheet into the oven until the top is browned (around 17 minutes).
  6. When the meatballs are in the oven, combine all the tomato sauce ingredients in a medium pot and heat it up until simmer.
  7. Remove meatballs from oven and add the meatballs to the simmering tomato sauce. Make sure the tomato sauce can cover the whole meatball.
  8. Don’t stir or touch the meatballs for 10 minutes.
  9. Serve with more cheese on top if desire.
Confirm that the internal temperature of the meatballs are 145F before serving.
Recipe by NomRecipes.com at http://www.nomrecipes.com/easy-baked-parmesan-meatballs/