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Baked Meatballs Parmesan, an easy homemade meatball recipe that's cheesy and saucy, will warm you up for dinner tonight! Just shape our homemade beef mixture into meatballs, smother with sauce and let them bake themselves in the oven. #meatballs #homemademeatballs #meatballsparmesan #easyrecipe #dinner #ovenbakedmeatballs #casserole #swirlsofflavor
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Baked Meatballs Parmesan

Baked Meatballs Parmesan is a cheesy, saucy, beefy recipe that will warm you up tonight! Serve over pasta or zucchini noodles, on a long roll as a meatball hero or just on it's own with a salad! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: baked meatballs parmesan, meatballs parmesan
Servings: 4
Calories: 578kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin


  • 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.


Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips:
  • Make recipe with ground turkey
  • Make recipe with ground chicken


Calories: 578kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 174mg | Sodium: 1015mg | Potassium: 409mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 596IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 432mg | Iron: 3mg