Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Basic Meatballs (Oven baked)

1.5 lb. extra lean ground beef (sirloin, or other >15% fat)
1/4 c. bread crumbs
1/2 c. grated Parmesan & Romano cheese blend
1/2 tsp basil
1/2 tsp oregano
1/4 tsp marjoram
1/2 tsp parsley flakes
fresh ground pepper
1 egg

Preheat oven to 350. Combine ground meat, bread crumbs, Parmesan/Romano blend, basil, oregano, marjoram, parsley, ground pepper & egg using hands until well blended. Form into 3/4 inch size meatballs; place on large ungreased cookie pan. Bake for 12 - 17 minutes, until no longer pink.

Add to your favorite pasta sauce, soup or freeze for later use.

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