Easy Baked Meatball Recipe

easy baked meatballs recipe

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Easy Baked Meatballs | These simple Italian meatballs are made with a seasoned mixture of beef and pork and baked in the oven. No cheese, no milk, no dairy. Serve them with spaghetti or put them in a sandwich.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400˚F (200˚C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper,
  2. In a large bowl, mix ingredients with your hands until evenly combined.
  3. Roll mixture into 2 inch meatballs and place onto your baking sheet.
  4. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until meatballs have reached an internal temperature of 165˚F.
  5. Remove from oven and allow meatballs to rest or transfer to a pot with marinara sauce.


To make this recipe gluten free, swap the Panko breadcrumbs for a gluten free version.


Keywords: easy, dairy free