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Crispy Oven Baked Meatballs

An authentic recipe for Italian meatballs that are oven baked with a secret tip to create crispy oven baked meatballs.

Prep Time

    •    Prep time: 20 minutes
    •    Cook time: 25 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 12


    •   2 lb ground beef
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup milk any fat percentage works
1 cup beef broth divided
1 egg
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1/2 tablespoon kosher salt
1/2 tablespoon pepper
1 tsp oregano
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes


  1. Combine the ingredients except for the meat well, using only 1/4 cup of the beef broth. Add the meat and just combine. Do not over mix, but be sure seasonings are well dispersed.
  2. Coat a baking sheet with rimmed edges with non stick spray and roll meatballs into 1 inch circles. Pour reserved beef broth around meatballs and bake at 450 for 25 minutes.

This great family recipe is thanks to A-Mind-Full-Mom Recipes at


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