Oven Baked Meatballs Parmesan, an easy homemade meatball recipe that's cheesy and saucy, will warm you up at dinner tonight! Just shape our seasoned ground beef mixture into meatballs, smother with sauce and let them bake themselves in the oven. Serve over pasta or zucchini noodles, on a long roll as a meatball hero or just on it's own with a salad!
Oven Baked Meatballs Recipe
Meatballs Parmesan is a cheesy, saucy, beefy and versatile dish. Make it one night and serve on long rolls as a Meatball Parmesan Hero.
Next time serve over a bowl of pasta or zucchini noodles.
Another evening just serve them with a salad and garlic bread and call it dinner!
Just shape the ground beef meatballs, smother them with sauce and let them bake themselves in the oven.
Not only is this a versatile recipe, you'll have time to kick up your feet while it cooks itself.
So darn easy you'll want to make this simple baked meatballs with parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs recipe every night of the week!
And if you love your meatballs with spaghetti you’ll want to try our One Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs. It’s an easy recipe that cooks pasta and homemade meatballs together in a delicious tomato sauce all in one skillet.
How to make oven baked meatballs
- Preheat your oven to 400F.
- Combine ground beef, egg, breadcrumbs. 2 Tbs. fresh basil, garlic and kosher salt in a bowl.
- Shape meatball mixture into 16 meatballs.
- In a 1 1/2-quart baking dish, arrange meatballs in a single layer.
- Combine diced tomatoes (drained), tomato sauce and sugar in another bowl and pour sauce over the meatballs.
- Bake meatballs for 35 minutes.
- Arrange sliced fresh mozzarella on top of meatballs.
- Cook another 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted and the meatballs are cooked through.
- Garnish with additional fresh basil leaves.
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
- Make with ground turkey
- Spice it up and use diced tomatoes with green chiles
- Use your favorite jarred marinara sauce
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Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- ground beef
- seasoned breadcrumbs
- Parmesan cheese
- fresh basil
- kosher salt
- diced tomatoes with basil, garlic & oregano
- tomato sauce
- fresh mozzarella
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Baked Meatballs Parmesan
- 1 lb. ground beef
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
- 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 Tbs. chopped fresh basil + additional basil leaves for garnish
- 1 clove garlic , minced
- 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
- 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes with basil, garlic & oregano , drained
- 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
- 2 tsp. sugar
- 8 slices fresh mozzarella , 8 ounces
- Preheat oven to 400F.
- In bowl combine ground beef, egg, breadcrumbs, Parmesan, 2 Tbs. fresh basil, garlic and kosher salt.
- Shape into 16 meatballs and arrange in single layer in
a 1 1/2 quart baking dish.
- In another bowl combine diced tomatoes (drained), tomato sauce and sugar. Pour over meatballs.
- Bake 35 minutes.
- Top with sliced fresh mozzarella and cook additional 5-10 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through and cheese is melted.
- Top with additional fresh basil leaves.
- Make recipe with ground turkey
- Make recipe with ground chicken