Meatball Nirvana

Meatball Nirvana

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"These meatballs are a compilation of many, many meatball recipes to finally achieve what I was looking for... Meatball Nirvana! Cover with your favorite red sauce and serve with pasta or in crusty garlic bread rolls."


40 m servings 343 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 343 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 16.8 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.3g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 31 g
  • 62%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 95 mg
  • 32%
  • Sodium:
  • 940 mg
  • 38%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Place the beef into a mixing bowl, and season with salt, onion, garlic salt, Italian seasoning, oregano, red pepper flakes, hot pepper sauce, and Worcestershire sauce; mix well. Add the milk, Parmesan cheese, and bread crumbs. Mix until evenly blended, then form into 1 1/2-inch meatballs, and place onto a baking sheet.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until no longer pink in the center, 20 to 25 minutes.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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If you want to try bringing this to an even better state of Nirvana: Use only 1/2 lb of beef and add 1/2 pound of ground pork. Also replace skim milk with 1/2 a cup of ricotta cheese. I think yo...

I've been using LTH's recipe for some time now and its my staple. I have subbed an egg for the milk without any problems. Also, I never have seasoned bread crumbs so I just up the Italian season...

Thank you , everyone, for the glowing reviews! We at the LTH house LOVE these meatballs! I almost always at least triple the recipe when I make it so I can freeze a few bags of meatballs. I b...

Hubs wanted meatballs as part of our "SuperBowl Smorgasbord." I have my own way of making meatballs, but since I was using these on their own rather than with spaghetti, I kind of wanted to try...

Excellent meatball recipe. This is good in homemade BBQ sauce or a good marinara and also in meatball sandwiches. Dosen't matter how you use it, it always turns out fantastic. This also works we...

Great recipe for meatballs! I used minced garlic instead of garlic salt, 1/4 tsp. of red pepper flakes (was adding hot sausage to the sauce as well and didn't want things too spicy), and used a...

LOVE! I've never been 100% satisfied with any meatball recipe until now. The kick from the crushed red pepper and hot sauce really make these something special. I served them on hoagie rolls wit...

My kids was served this with Nana's Pasta sauce by EAKE, and my son said it was better then Subway's meatball sub. WOW, is what I thought. 3 of my kids had 2 hot dog size meatball subs a piece. ...

These are the best tasting meatballs we have ever eaten!!! We followed the recipe as written and used a large cookie scoop to keep them equal shaped. The kids loved to roll them into a ball. ...