Sodium 172mg7% I had to make some substitutions for what I had but they still turned out great. I can’t have diary…. Hi Cassie, The mixture shouldn’t be overly wet. I have tried the mince beef version they turned out excellent. Just answered, Amy! Maybe I will try this in a half recipe, just to make sure we like it with the oregano. So glad this recipe is a keeper and love the way you’ve adapted it! Definitely trying with the marinara sauce. These ARE the best! You would want to use 1/3 of the total amount–so less–when using dried instead of fresh. Thanks 4 u recipe! My husband told me to stop looking for meatball recipes once I found this one!!! Can’t wait to make! I’m thrilled you liked and appreciate your comment, Judy! If you prefer to use leaner breast meat, just be careful not to overcook. So I tried this last night and they were DELICIOUS but then when I took them out of the oven, after following the recipe, my meatballs came out as half meatballs. I’m thrilled these were a hit! Thanks for mentioning. I’m sorry if you had trouble commenting but glad you persevered. Either way, reducing the oven temperature by 25 degrees should help remedy the problem. Very yummy! This makes delicious meatballs baked in the oven, then added to sauce. Your comment is awesome, DeNece, and I’m so happy these were a total success and will become your go-to. Too funny, Sheila…and no worries! This is seriously the BEST meatball recipe EVER. im going to make these afternoon.glad to fix something different. Homemade sauce from our garden tomatoes ready to welcome these delish meatballs to serve for dinner. Divide the mixture into golf ball sized meatballs (should make about 14-16). Can’t wait to try this recipe. Thanks for posting! To a shallow dish, add the panko breadcrumbs and roll each meatball to thoroughly coat. This recipe has become my go-to for meatballs... works great with turkey which I always seem to have in the freezer. I’m so happy they were a hit with your family and appreciate your comment! I will never look for another meatball recipe!!! Copyright 2021, Fountain Avenue Kitchen. so deliciously good! The recipe can easily be doubled and the baked meatballs freeze well. So, will try to improve. There is gluten free panko out there. A single recipe yields two dozen golfball-size meatballs. I added them to a puttanesca sauce, tossed with fasulli pasta. I’m Ann, but no worries! Thank you. I can finally stop looking for the perfect recipe. Am I able to replace parmesan with grated cheddar cheese instead? Mmmmeatballs! I’m so happy you took the time to check in, Anita. The basil is what makes these amazing in my opinion. I will be making these yummy meatballs tonight for a party this coming Sunday. You just made my day, Viki! They are perfect every time I make them. Hope that helps and that the modified version is much enjoyed! It does not say whether the pan is lined with foil or sprayed with cooking spray. I think this one is the winning one in my opinion. That is often a reason for food burning on the bottom. Thrilled you liked, Carman, and the addition of sausage would be wonderful! I always bake them, Christine, but you could definitely cook them in a crock pot as you would other meatball recipes - and in your favorite sauce if you’d like. Do you happen to have the breakdown of nutritional facts for these amazing meatballs? We love them! Coat 13- x 9-inch baking dish with oil. These meatballs are delicious! Yours really are! Slowly lower the spaghetti into the hot oil and cook, turning occasionally for about four minutes. I am an American of Italian decent. The meatballs were delicious. Hi Kelly, It’s great to know these meatballs fueled a bunch of really strong guys…such a demanding sport and fun to watch! You could try using flax eggs, and although I haven’t used an egg replacer in this recipe, I’ve had great success with the neat egg. I did not have Panko bread crumbs so I substituted Town House crackers that I crushed with a rolling pin. This recipe is s keeper. Also, I like how you guys push boundaries... Black & gay... Great way to show how diverse and not “racist”you guys are. My son is a very picky eater and he loved them! Such good news, Amy. The recipe looks amazing. Toss together Parmesan, panko, parsley, and garlic in a bowl. I don’t tend to count calories, but an upside is that meatballs offer built-in portion control and I find that a few are quite satisfying. olive oil, half the Parmesan (reserve remaining for garnish), ¼ tsp. I hope that helps. My meatball receipe is very similar and i fried them.I was looking for a way to bake them. Thank you so much for this recipe! Feel free to share your recipe! Just a thought! I followed the recipe as is except doubled the recipe and reduced the amount of milk; they taste a little too bread crumby. These meatballs are delicious!! This recipe should be called “Bread crumbs and pasta”. So glad this was a hit! Hope everyone enjoys! Glad it’s a keeper nonetheless. I thaw in the fridge overnight and reheat in either tomato sauce or use brown gravy like I did tonight. These are prefect for when you have a craving and need meatballs immediately! If I needed to make them dairy free, what would you suggest to substitute the parmesan cheese? I didn’t have any rice Chex but had a funky flax cereal that I couldn’t eat as a cereal! Thank you for sharing such a wonderful recipe! These were really good & moist. My suggestion, however, would be to use dark meat as the breast meat is more likely to dry out if overcooked even a little. And I love when you can use something that might otherwise go to waste…like the funky cereal: ). https://www.yummly.com/recipes/meatballs-with-panko-bread-crumbs I am so glad these were a hit with your family! This is a wonderful recipe for gluten free meatballs. That said, if you’d prefer to enjoy them freshly baked, the uncooked meatballs also freeze well. I also make a double (huge) batch and freeze. Spray the rack lightly with nonstick cooking spray . Or heat on the stove as you are boiling water for pasta. Thank you! Baked 10 min. Add panko, Parmesan, parsley, basil, and ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper; pulse to combine. Thanks for the great comment and hope you find lots of other recipes to try! The breadcrumbs absorb the moisture and help everything bind better. Simple, easy to follow, and the first meatballs I’ve ever made in the almost 30yrs of living! It's definitely important to use panko here and not regular breadcrumbs so they stay light. In case you didn’t see it, the place to subscribe is partway down the right side of the page. Sounds perfect, Debbie. If not, go ahead and sprinkle in a bit more of the breadcrumbs. I just wrote about it on my blog because our entire family LOVES this recipe and we make it at least a couple times per month! I just love these meatballs! Awesome news, Karina. My whole family approves. If I were to try to closely replicate the flavor I might–odd as it sounds–try ground cashews. I’m going to make these meatballs for a Christmas get together (potluck for only about 60 people), they call for panko or breadcrumbs & you can substitute Rice Chex. I love the smell of these, too! Let me know if you have further questions or need more help after trying this! I’m delighted the meatballs have been a hit with your family and at the bridal shower. I am alone and too tired to make lengthy recipes. Divide meatballs among plates and spoon some sauce over. Absolutely DELICIOUS! I used a jar of my favorite marinara and served with spaghetti. I zhuzhed them up with red pepper flakes, twice as much garlic powder, and dried oregano. I followed the recipe and bake them when I took them out of the oven I thought that they might fall apart so I let them cool and then froze them for later use. Heat about 1/4-inch of oil in a skillet over medium heat. Thanks for the great comment, Elaine. Or maybe your oven temp is lower than it registers. Also, a mix of both herbs would be delicious. All rights reserved. I gave your recipe a whirl and the meatballs were amazeballs. Followed recipe exactly with leaner beef than called for and these still turned out super delicious, moist and not at all “bready” like some here are saying. I also put my meatballs in a mini muffin tin. They sound perfect and I’m glad they’re on the menu again! Hi Danielle, I’m thrilled these were a success! Add sausage, beef, and spinach; gently mix to combine. The meatballs are great. Just made these per your recipe except used 85% ground beef from the grocery store and Grana Padana parm cheese. Thanks for the great feedback! These meatballs are excellent. This is mostly for visual appeal. These chicken parm meatballs come together in a cinch with incredibly easy to find ingredients. Fabulous! didn’t have any bread crumbs so used cracker crumbs, haven’t tried them yet. When I get down and dirty with ground meat to make meatballs, I make meatballs like I mean it. Combine ground beef, pesto, panko, ¼ tsp. I use a mixture of fresh basil and Italian parsley. What should i use to freeze them so they don’t get freezer burnt?? I’m glad the tip helps and hope you enjoy! So yummy. I would recommend using the eggs to help bind everything. Let me know if this provides any clues…and perhaps someone else has tried your favorite meatballs and can comment! Hi Ann Perhaps you are like me in this way:  I have recipes everywhere…a shelfful of cookbooks, a box with recipe cards, and various pages torn from magazines, newspapers…and so many slips of scrap paper with my own hand-written notes that I scratch out as I create in the kitchen. Saturated Fat 1.0g5% Thanks so much Ann! I spray non stick baking sheet. Bon Appétit may earn a portion of sales from products that are purchased through our site as part of our Affiliate Partnerships with retailers. (Used 20/80 gr. After making the balls, I would put in the refrigerator and bake at 375 for 22-25 min. A huge Italian family never knew that I switched from Grandma’s meatballs to Jen’s. Potassium 102mg3% Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (updated as of 1/1/21) and Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement (updated as of 1/1/21) and Your California Privacy Rights. These are great! Thanks So Much!! Enjoy the double batch! I’m especially glad they’re a hit with your little one! Thanks for taking the time to let me know! Will be my go to recipe from now on! It is fine to freeze it, too. I was delighted when it originally occurred to me! I am so happy these were a hit and thrilled I was able to help bring back an old favorite in your family! My 22 year old son and I made these meatballs tonight – they were AMAZING. You could try baking them on a rack, Lynda. Good texture and taste. If you make the recipe again, I recommend trying it will the full amount of milk. Thanks so much for reminding everyone how adaptable these meatballs are…and how nice it is to have a stash in the freezer! Lightly brush a large rimmed baking sheet with oil. I’m not sure my version is quite as good as the deli (they really do an excellent job on everything) but knowing I have a good number of meatballs in the refrigerator whenever I want them . Softer cheeses may melt out a bit, so just be aware of that. Would it matter in the consistency at all? Protein 7.8g LOL.. Thanks so much for your wonderful comment! It’s also possible that your oven’s actual temperature is higher than the set temp. These meatballs are the bomb. It had such a great flavor i didn’t need gravy or tomato sauce on top of it. Lightly greasing the baking sheet or lining it with foil (which I would still lightly grease) would work well, too. Use a food processor fitted with the metal blade to combine the parsley, basil, garlic, salt, pepper, red pepper, 1/4 cup oil, Parmesan cheese and pine nuts. Great to have for many meals in a hurry! I just made these ane they are amazing! Thanks. Thanks Ann! Looking forward to dinner tonight! THESE WERE AMAZING!! Everyone loves them especially me. So glad you liked! Thank you, thank you. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Roll each meatball in the panko/parmesan … Thanks a million …this was simply delicious and easy to make, i also made my sauce from scratch they couldn’t get enough …thanks again. I’ve made them twice now. Form chicken mixture into golf ball-sized balls and roll each ball into the extra panko breadcrumbs. Hi Julia, You can do it either way. Morton kosher salt, oz. I find a better blend of ingredients adds to a better overall taste. Instead of bread crumbs can I use white rice? I haven’t made these yet, but I plan to. Nothing but rave reviews! I’ve been looking for a good meatball recipe for way too long now lol- have you ever made these with ground turkey meat?? Just seems for me like there is too much breadcrumbs and cheese. I love having things in the freezer waiting on me rather than the other way around! Having the sauce on hand makes for some easy and creative dinners. A convection oven makes the meatballs brown evenly and get a little crust on them. I’m thrilled you’ve enjoyed these! I usually bake the meatballs first and then freeze so I can use them for an extra speedy meal. If you try, I’d love to know how you make out…and best wishes to the new mom! Add remaining meat and mix well to thoroughly combine, but don’t overwork it. So glad you liked them, Susan, and such fun that you cook with your son! My partner is constantly requesting them and since they're so easy, how can I say no? You can make the decision based on what seems more convenient to you. I have never heard of putting oregano in a meatball. Just going to make these, but do not have Parmesan cheese. I had the same problem. my BF can not have any garlic or onion does the recipe still work without or can I sub it for something else? See more ideas about recipes, cooking recipes, italian tomato sauce. Firmer would definitely be a better word for what I am describing and I think Larosas does use multiple meats. Thanks for this recipe, it’s so delicious and easy. 2 Make the Meatballs. Even people who can eat gluten often like the Chex version better–perfect crispness and the subtle rice flavor blends in beautifully. This tomato cream sauce is absolutely heavenly and so easy to make. The only substitute I make is onion powder instead of chopped onion. Generally speaking, when you want to use dry instead of fresh, use 1/3 the amount as the dried herbs are more concentrated. I’d add them towards the end of cooking time so they don’t absorb too much broth. Recipe called for 2 cups bread crumbs But I used one cup of breadcrumbs and one cup of cheese in my meat balls feel moist so should I forget about the cup of breadcrumbs. To avoid freezer burn, wrap them well. Heat the remaining one cup of tomato sauce. Hi Rachel, Almond milk should work fine. For the same reason, I tend to add them to my sauce towards the end of the simmer time. Such great feedback, Peggy! These are the first oven meatballs I will be making again! Would love to know more about your cookbook. Or reheat with sauce, top with cheese and make into a mean meatball sandwich. Thanks again for responding!! Everyone and their brother claim to make the best meatballs. Fabulous! You could absolutely sub ground turkey, Diane. I love Swedish meatballs! Haha! I’m delighted this will be your go-to recipe and appreciate the thoughtful feedback. I love the tip you gave of putting the Parm/Reg rind in the marinara while simmering, it tastes awesome, never would have thought of that. I’m delighted the meatballs were a hit, and I bet the lasagne was fantastic! Step 4 We had not had meatballs since my 8 year old was diagnosed with celiac disease, and they had been a beloved staple in our pre GF life… We used Ann’s GF version with Rice chex and they were such a success I cooked a double batch just to freeze! These are the BOMB. They are easy to bake and eat just as a main meat dish. I made these meatballs tonight with stuffed shells. You could omit the Parmesan, although it does provide great flavor and some binding in this recipe. a really good appetizer. I bet the sliders were incredible…and sampling in advance, of course, is a very important job! We brought these to the beach at the lake last night – the adults and kids ate them as hors d’oeuvres dipped in the basic marinara. If it’s just a preference, you could get similar but milder flavor from shallots. I always use fairlife milk lactose free too half the sugar and not thick like lactaid. Have also substituted ground turkey at times and still great! Just as an FYI for the GF people. This will ensure everything is well incorporated but help prevent over-working the meat. Mine will be ready in a half hour. I’m thrilled they’ve made the regular rotation! One of my fav recipes and so easy. I omit the salt and add a packet Of Sazon Goya.. it’s a Spanish seasoning just adds a little more flavor with a latin spin on it. So I made 75 meatballs, for a party and before baking I froze them, just want to know if I bake them frozen at the same temp or do I need to thaw before baking? The meatballs turned out moist and flavourful. Do they happen to be dark metal? Hope you love them as much as we do, Alyssa! All rights reserved. It is fabulous witth beef broth onion garlic carrots & celery. Ha! It’s hard to eat just one! & if yes, will it also dry out that way. I will be writing this recipe down, it’s a keeper. Thank you for taking the time to comment! Combined with another factor, it could have been. These were really good. ❤️. Hey Natalia i am dairy intolerant too remember dry cheese almost no lactose in it look it up. Vitamin A 2% • Vitamin C 2% Got a question do i freeze them after i cook or before ??? I used a ice cream scoop and that makes the perfect size for subs IMHO. I never would have thought or imagine that Rice Chex would provide a gluten-free alternative to breadcrumbs. If it’s an allergy, I’d say skip them and don’t worry about it, Kate. Mix until ingredients are well blended. Total Carbohydrates 4.0g1% Finish The Meatball Parmesan: Sprinkle meatballs with mozzarella and Parmesan … I actually used 2 lbs. Guilty of making recipes and not providing reviews. Thank you so much for sharing. Too funny, Sheila…and no worries! Can these be used in soup?. Oregano can be pungent, but this small amount does not overpower. Delighted it’s a repeater…and I bet that homemade sauce is fabulous! I enjoyed them, and I feel proud of myself tbh! That happens! Everyone raved… THIS recipe is a go-to, favorite, and will be used over and over and over! Just made a quadruple batch of these beauties for the holidays. You are welcome, Armando. I can follow recipe, when done simmer in my marina sauce. 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