Herb Meatballs recipe provided by the Certified Angus Beef® brand.

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Herb Meatballs

Serves 6
Cuisine: American
Category: Appetizers
Make a delicious summer family dinner with this easy recipe for meatballs packed with fresh herbs and seasonings. Serve with pasta and your favorite tomato sauce.
Prep Time
20 mins
Other Time
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
1 hr
  • 2 pounds Certified Angus Beef ® ground beef
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup soft breadcrumbs
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Olive oil as needed
  • 6 servings hot, cooked pasta
  • 1 (26-ounce) jar prepared pasta sauce
  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. Thoroughly combine ground beef, ketchup, breadcrumbs, eggs, herbs and spices; shape into 2- inch balls, making 18 total. Heat olive oil in a large skillet. When oil is hot, sear meatballs until outside is uniformly brown.
  3. Transfer to baking dish, and bake in oven until meatballs are cooked throughout (160°F internal temperature), 20-30 minutes.
  4. Ladle sauce over pasta and serve 3 meatballs per plate.
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