Baked Italian Meatballs

Baked Italian Meatballs

Ingredients icon 9 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 4 servings
Time icon 30 to 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Ground Beef (90% to 95% lean)

  • 1/4 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs

  • 1 egg

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 jar (14-1/2 ounces) pasta sauce, heated

  • Hot cooked pasta or crusty Italian rolls (optional)

Preparation

  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Combine Ground Beef, bread crumbs, egg, water, garlic, salt and pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into twelve 2-inch meatballs. Place on rack in broiler pan. Bake in 400°F oven 17 to 19 minutes.

  2. Serve with pasta sauce over hot cooked pasta or as sandwiches in crusty Italian rolls, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 272 calories; 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat); 115 mg cholesterol; 95 mg sodium; 14 g carbohydrate; 2.9 g fiber; 28 g protein; 5.2 mg niacin; 0.3 mg vitamin B6; 2.3 mcg vitamin B12; 3.8 mg iron; 24.9 mcg selenium; 6.1 mg zinc.

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