Italian Square Meatballs

Italian Square Meatballs

No-mess meatballs! Just pat the meat mixture in a pan and bake and they're ready in 35 minutes. Keep some on hand in the freezer for a variety of recipes.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

5

servings

1
egg
1/2
cup finely chopped onion (1 medium)
1/4
cup Progresso® Italian Style Bread Crumbs
1/4
cup ketchup
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
lb bulk Italian pork sausage
  1. Heat oven to 425┬░F. Line 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil; spray foil with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, beat egg. Stir in all remaining ingredients.
  2. In sprayed foil-lined pan, shape beef mixture into 8-inch square. Cut into 25 squares; do not separate.
  3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until meatballs are thoroughly cooked and no longer pink in center. With sharp knife, cut apart meatballs.
Makes 5 servings (5 meatballs each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Freeze the meatballs by separating them into recipe-size portions and placing in freezer containers or resealable freezer plastic bags. Freeze for up to 2 months. To thaw, microwave on Defrost for 4 to 6 minutes or until thawed.
You can make the meatballs with all ground beef and omit the Italian sausage if you like. Add about 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning to the mix.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 320
    • (Calories from Fat 190),
  • Total Fat 21g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 115mg;
  • Sodium 680mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 24g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.