Basic Meatballs Recipe | Yummly
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  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs (fine)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 1 pound ground beef
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium1% DV30mg
    Fat2% DV1g
    Protein2% DV1g
    Carbs0% DV<1g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories20Calories from Fat10
    Total Fat1g2%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat0g
    Calories from Fat10
    Total Carbohydrate<1g0%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A0%
    Vitamin C0%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    Very easy and tasty. I used minced dry onions and minced garlic also added basil and italian seasoning.
    Mindy Gioe-Garcia a month ago
    We really enjoyed these meatballs. I added minced garlic, fresh basil and oregano.
    Adrienne Benedetti a month ago
    Absolutely amazing! My 9 year old daughter was able to make all on her own, and they turned our great!
    Mrs D 4 months ago
    I used garlic herb Panko bread crumbs, because that is what I had on hand. It was outstanding! This recipe was so easy and so simple. I cooked my 1 inch meatballs for 11 minutes, perfect every time. Yumm!
    Cole Brown 4 months ago
    Amazing!! I loved the sausage mixed in with the meatballs. I was looking at the reviews and lots were saying add more salt, so I added 3/4 of a teaspoon totally. I loved the recipe and will make this again for sure!
    Maria D Corbitt 4 months ago
    Very good and easy recipe, it definitely needs more salt because although the flavor was awesome, as it is is too bland
    Zimmermann 4 months ago
    It was simple tastes great and there’s many variations to try out. Excellent!
    Kim 5 months ago
    Loved these and they were super easy! Made the recipe exact, except for a little Italian seasoning. Will definitely make them again!
    Rebecca K. 5 months ago
    I used half a pound of bacon (uncooked) instead of pork sausagte chopped it up and mixed it with the burger. The meatballs came out juicy and delicious! absolutely nummy!
    Leandre K. 6 months ago
    Add bacon to half the batch and kids loved it.
    Lori Parker 6 months ago
    I added basil, oregano, thyme, parsley, and garlic powder to make a great Italian-style meatball. They came out great! Also had to halve the recipe because 72 meatballs was a bit much.
    Tony Ferraro 7 months ago
    Came out good, used sweet Italian sausage, Italian bread crumbs and 1/4 cup of Parmesan grated cheese. I made 12 large meatballs then browned the rest of the meat and threw it in the sauce.
    Hi Lamont Robinson 7 months ago
    Delicious!!! Adding the Parmesan cheese gave it a great flavor
    Erik Marinelli 7 months ago
    My family loved them. Very basic but that is what the title says 😃
    Jen 7 months ago
    Adding Parmesan cheese, a 1/4 cup, added flavor. Also, mix needs a little more salt. This is the first time I’ve ever baked meatballs, and the flavor was a cross between a seasoned hamburger and a bland meatloaf. I will definitely season it up next time, but my boys still liked them!
    Mr Bee 7 months ago
    Tasty and easy to make
    H. 8 months ago
    This is a great jumping off point for amazing meatballs! All the ingredients were perfectly portioned and the meatballs were super juicy. I did add in a bunch of seasonings though. Salt, pepper, crushed red pepper flakes, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, oregeno, basil, parsely... and maybe a few more. But they turned out amazing! Will make these again!
    Douce-Kissoon 9 months ago
    Very easy to make. I would make again and try one of the recipe modifications
    faux maux 9 months ago
    Easy. Made 15 big balls. I added some dried dill, a mashed oregano leaf, some garlic, two slices of bread mashed instead of bread crumbs (?) and less onion. This is a valuable recipe to remember the basics.
    Smith 9 months ago
    I had just ground beef. Very good basic meatball. Many easy variations
    Tess a year ago
    Used organic ground beef only. 😋. Fried, until golden brown. I made spaghetti and used Paul Newman’s Marinara sauce, cook for 20 minutes with the meatballs. Delicious 😋
    Tommy a year ago
    Simple but still tasty. I used a little tomato sauce mixed with the 2lbs ground beef and it’s makes the meatballs less dry. I keep them in the oven longer.
    Nicky R. a year ago
    good i used venison 2lbs.
    Norma Zachar a year ago
    Very good added to spaghetti sauce great dinner
    Melissa Doss a year ago
    The meatballs turned out great! I only used 1 lb of meat and more salt & pepper and added garlic salt. I used 1/2 lb. of Italian Sausage and 1/2 lb of hamburger meat. Thank you, Yummly.
    Connie Fedin a year ago
    This is a good recipe for your basic meatball just as it title says. Like so many of the reviews adding a little of this & that, and less of anything you dont care for makes it a Great recipe, I omitted the pork and cut everything else but the beef by half threw in fresh parsley & grated parm. no leftovers that night.
    Shane R. a year ago
    added 1/4C chopped parsley and 1/2 grated parm. made it awesome
    really flavorful recipe.
    Smith a year ago
    my dog Loved these! I used minced onions, we didn't have fresh but still turned out great!
    CJ a year ago
    Great, they ate it! I forgot to add the milk, though.