Easy Meatballs

Easy Meatballs

Here's your go-to, foolproof, basic meatball recipe you'll never want to be without.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
cup Progresso® Italian-style bread crumbs
1/4
cup milk
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
small onion, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
1
egg
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Line 13x9-inch pan with foil; spray with cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, mix all ingredients. Shape mixture into 20 to 24 (1 1/2-inch) meatballs. Place 1 inch apart in pan.
  3. Bake uncovered 18 to 22 minutes or until no longer pink in center.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Turkey or Chicken Meatballs: Substitute 1 pound lean ground turkey or chicken for the ground beef. (If using ground chicken, decrease milk to 2 tablespoons.) Bake until no longer pink in center and thermometer inserted in center reads 165°F.
How-To
For evenly-sized meatballs that will cook in the same amount of time, pat meat mixture into a 6x4-inch square. Cut into 24 squares. Roll each square into a ball.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 280
    • (Calories from Fat 140),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 125mg;
  • Sodium 480mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 13g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 24g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.