Baked Italian Meatballs
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  • 2 pounds ground chuck or a mix of pork and beef
  • ⅓ cup Italian style bread crumbs
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh or dry parsley
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh or dry basil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tbsp Olive oil
  • salt/pepper to taste
  • (24 - 25 ounces) Favorite Pasta Sauce
  • 1 Cup Mozzarella cheese
  1. In a large bowl mix the ingredients for the meatballs.
  2. Cover a baking sheet with foil and spray lightly with cooking spray.
  3. Using wet hands, form meat mixture into balls. Arrange onto prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated at 400F oven for 20 to 25 minutes, depending on size of your meatballs.
  5. Transfer to a baking dish.
  6. Add your favorite Pasta sauce and as much or as less as you like. Add shredded cheese and parsley on top.
  7. Bake at 350F for 10 minutes until bubbly and cheese is melted.
  8. Bon app├ętit!
Recipe by Crafty Cooking by Anna at