Delicious meatballs that are super easy to make!
Nothing compares to oven-fresh meatballs. These popular treats ensure that the party is served as a starter, and even the pickiest of eaters will love them for dinner. These Easy Oven Baked Meatballs will satisfy all of your meatball cravings and keep things simple and healthy. With our foolproof recipe, you’ll have these delicious treats ready in no time and they won’t ruin your diet!
Simple ingredients but incredible taste
This virtually hassle-free recipe requires just a few basic ingredients and a few household condiments. Ground beef, panko breadcrumbs, and egg make up the bulk of these meatballs. Add a handful of tasty condiments to enrich the meatball dish and take it to the next level. These include salt and pepper, garlic powder, chopped onion, oregano, and dried basil.
You can also change this recipe entirely to your liking. You can replace beef with ground turkey if you want! This alternative works wonderfully and doesn’t even save a bit on taste!
How to make oven baked meatballs
These delicious meatballs are a breeze. They’re also a one-pan recipe that we love because it keeps things incredibly simple and leaves you with minimal cleaning. You also don’t need any special culinary skills to make these high protein treats, but you will surely impress a lot with the flavourful end product. All in all, they’re the perfect solution for busy weekends when you want to throw something together quickly.
First, preheat the oven to 400 degrees and prepare a baking sheet with aluminum foil and non-stick spray. Next, combine the ingredients and shape them into 1-inch balls by placing them on the baking sheet. Finally, bake the meatballs for 15 to 20 minutes until they are completely cooked through. You can check them with an instant thermometer (they should register 165° F) or cut into them to make sure they’re completely browned.
Delicious and waist-friendly
We love these savory snacks for their taste, and we also appreciate their nutritional profile. Three of these oven-baked meatballs contain only 145 calories. In the meantime, they pack a large protein punch with 18 grams of protein per serving! That means these meatballs fill you up and curb your appetite without breaking the calorie bank. Finally, our recipe offers a low-fat, low-carb index that your waistline will definitely appreciate. With 5 grams of carbohydrates, these meatballs are a great answer for any keto enthusiast out there!
These lightened meatballs taste great for dinner Instant Pot Skinny Spaghettior next to warm, buttery potatoes like this one 4-ingredient parmesan fried potatoes. We also love serving this delicious stew as a fantastic starter. So use this recipe for your next game day or barbecue. Don’t be afraid to enjoy these treats on your own, as they make a delicious, high-protein snack.
- 1 lb lean ground beef Alternative: ground turkey breast
- 1/2 Cup Panko breadcrumbs
- 1 egg
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
- 1/4 Cup yellow onion chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with non-stick spray. Put aside.
Mix all ingredients and mix well. Shape into 1-inch balls and place on the prepared baking sheet.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until everything is cooked through. Add appetizer to your favorite pasta dish or meatball.
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 3
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