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Italian Square Meatballs

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4
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No-mess meatballs! Just pat the meat mixture in a pan and bake…they’re ready in 35 minutes. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
egg
1/2
cup finely chopped onion (1 medium)
1/4
cup Progresso™ Italian Style Bread Crumbs
1/4
cup ketchup
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
lb. lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
lb. bulk Italian pork sausage

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 425°F. Line 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil; spray foil with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, beat egg. Stir in all remaining ingredients.
  • 2
    In sprayed foil-lined pan, shape beef mixture into 8-inch square. Cut into 36 squares; do not separate.
  • 3
    Bake at 425°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until meatballs are thoroughly cooked and no longer pink in center. With sharp knife, cut apart meatballs.

Expert Tips

You could make the meatballs with all ground beef and omit the Italian sausage if you like. Add about 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning to the mix.

Freeze the meatballs by separating them into recipe-size portions and placing in freezer containers or resealable freezer plastic bags. Freeze for up to 2 months. To thaw, microwave on Defrost for 4 to 6 minutes or until thawed.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
Calories from Fat
225
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
38%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Cholesterol
155mg
52%
Sodium
690mg
29%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
Protein
34g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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