The Best Meatballs You'll Ever Have

The Best Meatballs You'll Ever Have

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"Very tasty meatballs full of spice and sauteed to perfection. I usually serve mine with spaghetti, but I've also served them with a BBQ sauce and rice on the side."

Ingredients 35 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 336 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 336 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 22.6 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.7g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 22.7 g
  • 45%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 130 mg
  • 43%
  • Sodium:
  • 482 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, mix the ground beef, croutons, sweet onion, egg, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, red pepper flakes, and Cajun seasoning. Form the mixture by hand into meatballs.
  2. Heat the olive oil and melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Place the meatballs in the skillet, and cook, turning constantly, 20 minutes, or to desired doneness.
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Kevin
6/17/2007

I am very picky when it comes to meats and meatballs in general.I have to say that the title does not lie.I think these are the best meatballs i ever had.Since finding the recipe a feew months ago I have made them at least a dozen times.I did a few things different though.I added one extra clove of garlic per half pound of beef.I also did not follow the directions very well and actually mixed the butter and olive oil right into the whole mixture.I also added grated parmesan cheese as well...I then put them in a shallow glass baking dish with vegetable spray and baked them in the oven on 370 for 15 minuntes.After this I take them out along with all the juices in the bottom of the dish and cook them in plain old spaghetti sauce for about 15 minutes.The flavor goes into the sauce and is AMAZING.The meatballs end up being so tender that they just fall apart.I also made these for my girlfriend and she loved them just as much...THANKS ALOT for this awesome recipe! One of my favorite things to cook now !!!!!

CHEFANDERSEN
5/10/2005

These are awesome meatballs!!! My husband has had me make them 5 times in the last week. Instead of frying them....I place them on a broiler pan and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Then I broil them for 5 mintes, flip them and broil another 5 minutes. They are perfect!!! I hate meatballs, but the first time I made them my husband and I were fighting over the last few.....we eat them with nothing on them....we would not want to ruin a perfect flavor! Thanks for a great recipe! PS- I have tried them on the stove and I agree with the other posts...do these in the oven and you will not be sorry...this is the best...made them again tonight and did it all in the food processor I got for Mothers day....try them....they ROCK!!!

amb1580
7/13/2008

Best texture, YES! Melt in your mouth meatballs! Best tase, NO WAY!! These were spicy which was ok but the mustard and worcestshire was way too much! Next time I'll omit mustard and use maybe 1 TBSP worcestshire. I ran out and used less than 2 TBSP this time and it was still overpowering. I will also cut the spices in half next time, I prefer good flavor over spiciness. Also used the oven.