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Homemade Italian Meatballs

Here you have The Best Baked Italian Meatball recipe. They are quite simple to make since we cook them in the oven. Serve with spaghetti and sauce, in a casserole, on a sub roll, or enjoy as is.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 meatballs

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb Ground Beef
  • 1/2 lb Ground Pork
  • 3 slices Bread
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Grated Parmesan
  • 1 tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1/2 Onion diced
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Basil
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425.
  • Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil. Set aside.
  • Tear up bread and place in a large bowl.
  • Add milk and allow bread to absorb it.
  • Add about a tablespoon of olive oil to a small skillet over medium low heat.
  • Sautee onions until translucent. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  • Add onions and remaining ingredients to the soaked bread.
  • Mix with your hands until well combined.
  • Form into balls about 1 1/2 inch in diameter and place on prepared pan.
  • Bake until internal temperature reaches 165 (about 25-30 minutes).