Irresistible Baked Meatballs

Irresistible Baked Meatballs Recipe

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Irresistible Baked Meatballs Recipe. Looking for an easy, flavorful, and satisfying meal that will please even the pickiest eaters? Look no further than these irresistible baked meatballs!

They are made with a delicious blend of pork, lamb, and ground round.

These meatballs are a protein-packed powerhouse that will leave you feeling full and satisfied. But that’s not all. These meatballs are also loaded with fresh spinach, cheese, and a variety of herbs and spices, creating a depth of flavor that can’t be beat.

The bread crumbs in the mixture help to bind everything together, resulting in juicy, tender meatballs with a crispy exterior.

Best of all, these baked meatballs are incredibly versatile. Whether served on their own as an appetizer, paired with pasta or vegetables for a complete meal or tucked into a sandwich for a quick lunch, they are sure to please.

And with the ability to store them in the fridge for up to 24 hours, these meatballs are a great meal prep option for busy weeknights.

So what are you waiting for? Give this recipe a try and see for yourself why these baked meatballs are so irresistible. Your taste buds (and your family) will thank you!

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Irresistible Baked Meatballs

Nesting Lane Indulge
These delicious and easy-to-make baked meatballs are sure to be a hit with everyone who tries them!
5 from 34 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4



  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In a big mixing bowl, add pork, lamb, ground round, spinach, cheese, egg, basil, parsley, garlic powder, salt, red pepper flakes, and 1/4 cup of bread crumbs.
  • Use your hands to mix all the ingredients together until they are well incorporated.
  • You can either use the mixture immediately or keep it in the fridge for up to 24 hours.
  • Put the remaining 1/4 cup of bread crumbs into a small bowl.
  • Use a scale to weigh the meatballs into 1.5-ounce portions and place them on a sheet pan.
  • Shape the meatballs into rounds using your hands and then roll them in the bread crumbs.
  • Put the meatballs in individual miniature muffin tin cups.
  • Bake them in the oven for 20 minutes or until they are golden and fully cooked.


Calories: 432kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 31gFat: 29gSaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 139mgSodium: 713mgFiber: 1.5gSugar: 1g
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