Have you ever wanted to make your own homemade meatballs? It's super easy and doesn't take that long. Let us show you how!
Easy Weeknight Meatballs
ground meat of your choice: turkey, veal, pork, chicken, buffalo, beef, etc.
of either (or a combination of) dried oregano, dried basil, dried thyme
ground black pepper
grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
chopped fresh parsley
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix with your hands. Mix well but don't overmix or you will end up with dense meatballs. If the mixture does not stick together, add a little more tomato sauce a tablespoon at a time.
Form the meat mixture into balls about 1 to 2 inches in diameter. Don't pack them too tight. Place the meatballs on a baking sheet spaced a few inches apart. Roast the meatballs for 20 to 25 minutes. Serve the meatballs over pasta and sauce.
You could try adding chopped vegetables such as onions, peppers, and eggplant for more flavor. You can also cook the meatballs in a skillet for 7 to 8 minutes if you don't want to use an oven.
This recipe can be easily halved.