Italian Baked Meatballs are easy to make, full of delicious flavor, moist and perfect for use in anything from pasta to sandwiches and more. Easy to freeze for future use too.
Course Main Course
Keyword baked meatballs, Italian meatballs
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Rolling the Meatballs 15minutes
Total Time 50minutes
Servings 302-inch diameter meatballs
Author Toni Dash
1 ½poundsground Beef
1poundground mild Italian Sausagebulk or casings removed
1cupBreadcrumbs (regular or gluten-free)
½cupfresh shredded Parmesan Cheese
¼cupchopped Italian Parsley
¼teaspoonRed Pepper Flakes
In a large bowl combine all ingredients. Mix thoroughly together using clean hands or a mixing spoon.
Shape into 2-inch diameter meatballs. TIP:using a 2 tablespoon scoop makes it go very quickly.
Use one of these two methods:1. Recommended: Place a baking/cooling rack into a rimmed baking sheet (or two). Spray lightly with non-stick spray. Place the formed meatballs on the rack for baking. NOTE: the baking sheet can be lined with foil for easy clean up.2. Line a rimmed baking sheet (or two) with parchment paper. Place the formed meatballs onto the parchment paper for baking.
Cook at 400 degrees for 20 minutes or until internal temperature measures 160 degrees.