Best Meatballs Ever

Yummiest meatballs ever! Ok not really.*

Just made some meatballs to go with our spaghetti tonight. These are seriously some yummy meatballs that I had to share the recipe, which I modified from this one I got off of allrecipes.

1lb lean ground beef
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 medium onion
2 tsp Italian seasoning
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
dash of Franks RedHot sauce
1-1/2 tbs Worcestshire sauce
1 egg
1/4 cup of grated parmesan cheese
1/2 cup of Japanese panko crumbs

1) Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheets with tin foil and lightly grease.

2) Place all ingredients in a large bowl and, using hands, mix together to combine. Use a 1/3 cup to measure out two meatballs. Place evenly spaced apart on baking sheets.

3) Bake in oven for 20-25 minutes. Flip halfway during cooking time. Meatballs are done when they are no longer pink in the centre. Serve over spaghetti and pasta sauce.

Yield: 16 meatballs

I’m quite impressed by this recipe, especially considering it only uses ground beef. Most meatball recipes require three different types of meat (pork, veal, Italian sausage) which I can’t afford all the time. Apparently these meatballs freeze well either raw or cooked which I’ll try out this week.

*Actually, the yummiest meatballs are from Pasta Amore Restorante in Burnaby.


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