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Basic Meatballs

Updated February 23, 2016
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We often think of meatballs with spaghetti, but they are equally delicious in a variety of sauces such as Sweet-and-Sour .

To freeze meatballs, place in a single layer on a baking sheet until frozen then transfer to a covered container or freezer bag. To quickly reheat, place the frozen meatballs in a casserole dish, cover and microwave at Medium (50%) until defrosted.

Spaghetti with Meatballs.



Makes48 meatballs (6 meatballs per serving)

Cooking Methodroasting

CostInexpensive

Easy

Total Timeunder 30 minutes

Make Ahead RecipeYes

Kid FriendlyYes

Dietary Considerationdiabetic, halal, kosher, lactose-free, low carb, peanut free, soy free, tree nut free

Five Ingredients or LessYes

Taste and Texturegarlicky, herby, meaty, savory

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) water
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) minced green onions
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ¾ tsp (4 mL) salt
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) freshly ground black pepper
  • 1½ lbs (750 g) lean ground beef
  • Baking sheets

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C)

In a large bowl, beat egg with water; stir in bread crumbs, green onions, garlic, salt and pepper. Mix in beef.

Form by tablespoonfuls (15 mL) into balls; arrange on baking sheets. Bake for 15 minutes or until browned and no longer pink inside. Drain on paper towels.

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