Italian Square Meatballs

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4
Italian Square Meatballs

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.

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Tips

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.

Nutritional Information

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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