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How to make homemade meatballs

Making meatballs is a lot easier than I thought and way healthier than the processed frozen variety. Would add more spices, next time. Give it a try!

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Let's make some meatballs!

Let's make some meatballs!

I only added a wee little bit of flat-leaf parsley since my kid is averse to green stuff...

I only added a wee little bit of flat-leaf parsley since my kid is averse to green stuff...

Throw all the ingredients in a bowl and mix with your (super clean) hands.

Throw all the ingredients in a bowl and mix with your (super clean) hands.

Roll into little round balls and place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.

Roll into little round balls and place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.

Ooh! A whole lotta meatballs! This made 30.

350 degrees for 25-35 mins until golden brown.

350 degrees for 25-35 mins until golden brown.

Some like to brush with olive oil or fry in a frying pan or just drop raw into tomato sauce. I'm trying the baking method.

Some like to brush with olive oil or fry in a frying pan or just drop raw into tomato sauce. I'm trying the baking method.

All done! Yay parchment paper for keeping everything clean & non-sticking!

All done! Yay parchment paper for keeping everything clean & non-sticking!

If you are doing this in advance of a spaghetti & meatball dinner, now you would drop these into your sauce while your pasta cooks. I'm going to freeze them so I can do that on frazzled weeknights!

If you are doing this in advance of a spaghetti & meatball dinner, now you would drop these into your sauce while your pasta cooks. I'm going to freeze them so I can do that on frazzled weeknights!

  • 1.0lb Ground lean sirloin
  • 1.0lb Ground lean pork
  • 2.0 Minced cloves of garlic
  • 0.0c Grated Parmesan
  • 0.0c Seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 2.0 Eggs
  • 1.0tsp Dried oregano
  • 0.0tsp Salt
  • Pepper, to taste
  • Chopped flat-leaf parsley, to taste