Baked Italian Meatballs
Ingredients icon 7 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

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 that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Bake in 400°F oven 24 to 27 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; 99 kcal Calories from fat; 11 g Total Fat; 4 g Saturated Fat; 3 g Monounsaturated Fat; 115 mg Cholesterol; 95 mg Sodium; 14 g Total Carbohydrate; 2.9 g Dietary Fiber; 28 g Protein; 3.8 mg Iron; 5.2 mg Niacin; 0.3 mg Vitamin B6; 2.3 mcg Vitamin B12; 6.1 mg Zinc; 24.9 mcg Selenium;

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