Starr's Savory Meatballs

Starr's Savory Meatballs

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Superstarr 13

"This is my version of meatballs based on experimentation from several different recipes, including my mother's. I like to use these in spaghetti sauce, of course, but they're also delicious in my meatball subs. You can double or triple the recipe - sky's the limit! - and freeze."

Ingredients

35 m servings 516 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 516 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 31.8 g
  • 49%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.1g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 44.9 g
  • 90%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 239 mg
  • 80%
  • Sodium:
  • 917 mg
  • 37%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Mix together the ground beef, onion, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, eggs, garlic, oregano, basil, thyme, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper in a large bowl until just combined. Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions, then roll each of those portions into 4 meatballs. Arrange the meatballs on the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until no longer pink in the center, 15 to 20 minutes.

Reviews

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Out of dry bread crumbs at the moment, I used crushed garlic croutons instead. I made no other changes. GREAT meatballs. Excellent for meatball sandwiches.

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These were good, but a bit bland. Next time I might try 1 lb of ground beef and 1 lb of ground sausage. I also used a 2" ice cream scoop to divide the beef.

Out of dry bread crumbs at the moment, I used crushed garlic croutons instead. I made no other changes. GREAT meatballs. Excellent for meatball sandwiches.

These were so good. I forgot to put the bread crumbs in. They were still really good, but fell apart when we reheated them. Also made them much smaller

Fabulous as is!! I did make my meatballs bite size since that is how my family likes them. At that size, I only cooked them 6 minutes and that seemed about right (less or more depending on if ...

Just Made These Tonight For The First Time And I Have Never Had A Better Meatball....These Are Moist And Full Of Flavor!! Thanks For Sharing!

Starr's Savory Meatballs Haiku: "These were pretty good! Ate them with spaghetti squash. (I made mine smaller.)" I followed the recipe exactly as written, only making my meatballs smaller than i...

I made these for a Christmas party and they were delicious! I added a half pound of sausage because I had some to use up. These will be my go-to homemade meatball from now on! Thanks Superstarr!

These were great and EASY! I took others' suggestions and made mini meatballs about 1 1/2 inch diameter. They were awesome and baked at 425 for 15 minutes (hot oven). Thanks, Starr, these are...

I thought these were pretty good. I followed the recipe, I just used 93% lean beef and cut the black pepper amount in half. They were a little on the herby side, but I can see them working with ...

Good meatballs; used for subs. I felt the portions were HUGE, double my typical portion anyhow, so I ended up freezing half. I had even halved the recipe! I think you could get 8 servings if s...