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Basic Meatballs

Basic Meatballs
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 16
30 minutes and a skillet is all that you need to create a classic meatballs supper for your family!
Updated July 22, 2010

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.

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 4 Meatballs
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
190
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Cholesterol
120mg
40%
Sodium
400mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
21g
% 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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