Quick & Easy Meatballs

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    35mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    386
based on 12 ratings

A simple meatball recipe with minimal cleanup. Perfect for use as a pizza topping, in pasta dishes and in Italian sandwiches.

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019

Ingredients

  • Ground beef icon
    Ground beef
    1000g (about 4½ cups)
  • Ricotta cheese icon
    Ricotta cheese
    125g (about ½ cup)
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    30g (about 3¼ tbsp)
  • Breadcrumbs icon
    Breadcrumbs
    10g (about 3½ tbsp)
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    4 (200g)
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    2⅛ tbsp
  • Garlic icon
    Garlic
    2¾ tsp
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    1⅛ tsp
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    1¼ tsp

Tools

  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 190°C
  2. Line a clean baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. Add ground beef, ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, egg, fresh parsley, garlic, black pepper and salt to a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Mix together
  5. Form
  6. Transfer meat to baking sheet
  7. Bake until golden brown - 20 min, 190°C
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