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Basic Meatballs

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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30 minutes and a skillet is all that you need to create a classic meatballs supper for your family!

Ingredients

1
lb. ground beef
1/4
cup unseasoned dry bread or cracker crumbs
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
small onion, chopped
1
egg
1
tablespoon oil

Steps

  • 1 In medium bowl, combine all ingredients except oil; mix well. Shape into 1 1/2 to 2-inch meatballs.
  • 2 Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add meatballs; cook 10 to 12 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, turning occasionally. Drain.
  • 1 In medium bowl, combine all ingredients except oil; mix well. Shape into 1 1/2 to 2-inch meatballs.
  • 2 Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add meatballs; cook 10 to 12 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, turning occasionally. Drain.

Expert Tips

To bake meatballs in oven, arrange in ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan; bake at 400°F. for 15 minutes or until thoroughly cooked.

Cocktail Meatballs: Shape into 1-inch meatballs; continue as directed above. Yield: 24 meatballs Speedy Swedish Meatballs: In large skillet, combine cooked meatballs with one 10 3/4-oz. can condensed cream of mushroom or chicken soup, 1/4 cup water or milk and 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg or allspice. Cover; simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Yield: 4 servings

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 4 Meatballs
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Cholesterol
120mg
40%
Sodium
400mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
1%
Protein
21g
21%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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