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5 from 4 votes

Baked Meatballs

Tender, juicy meatballs that are homemade that are an easy dinner recipe!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time28 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 45 meatballs
Calories: 56kcal
Author: Julie Evink


  • 1 ½ lbs ground beef
  • ¾ c. Italian style breadcrumbs
  • 1 Tbsp dried parsley flakes
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • ½ c. finely minced onion
  • 1 egg beaten
  • ¼ c. grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine the ground beef, breadcrumbs, parsley, garlic, onion, egg, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Mix until just combined.
  • Shape beef mixture into 1 inch meatballs and place on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Place the meatballs in the oven that’s preheated to 400 degrees F. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until the internal temperature is 165 degrees F.



Can you make them ahead?
Yes, you can make and bake them ahead for easy dinners. Cooked meatballs will last for three to four days in the refrigerator. Or you can freeze them for several months.


Calories: 56kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 112mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 17IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg