Make a big batch of these and flash freeze in a single layer before you bag them up so you can pull out the exact number needed.

Our favourite meatball meals are spaghetti and meatballs with a sweet and sour tomato sauce or meatballs in onion gravy with mashed potatoes.

Enjoy!!

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Makes

90 meatballs

Prep Time:

30 minutes

Cook Time:

35 minutes

Good For:

dinner and freezing

Ingredients

  • 1 large sweet onion finely diced
  • 1 clove of garlic finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons dried Italian herbs
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • Fresh ground salt and pepper

How to make Perfect Meatballs

Check out our easy step by step video

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

In a large frying pan melt the butter and add the olive oil

Cook the onion and garlic until soft and golden and then allow to cool

Step 2

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F

Step 3

Place all the ingredients in a large bowl along with the cooled onion and garlic mix

Step 4

Blend the mixture together

Step 5

Once the mixture is evenly blended, roll into even sized balls about 1 1/4 inches in diameter and place on baking trays

Step 6

Cook for 30 – 35 minutes until cooked through

Freezing Tips

Cool on the trays

Once cooled remove from the trays and place in a single layer in a large freezer bags

Freeze flat and then once frozen, you can gather up into a single bag to store in the freezer to use as needed

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Perfect Meatballs

Make a big batch of these and flash freeze in a single layer before you bag them up so you can pull out the exact number needed. Our favourite meatball meals are spaghetti and meatballs with a sweet and sour tomato sauce or meatballs in onion gravy with mashed potatoes.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 18
Calories 199 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 large sweet onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons dried Italian herbs
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/3 cup parsley
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • In a large frying pan melt the butter and add the olive oil
  • Cook the diced onion and finly chopped garlic until soft and golden and then allow to cool
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F
  • Place all the ingredients in a large bowl along with the cooled onion and garlic mix
  • Blend the mixture together
  • Once the mixture is evenly blended, roll into even sized balls about 1 1/4 inches in diameter and place on the baking trays
  • Cook for 30 - 35 minutes until cooked through
  • Cool on the trays
  • To freeze, once cooled remove from the trays and place in a single layer in a large freezer bags

Notes

This recipe makes about 90 meatballs that are about 1.5 inches in diameter
Freeze flat and then once frozen, you can gather up into a single bag to store in the freezer to use as needed.

Nutrition Facts per serving

Calories: 199kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 14gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 68mgSodium: 187mgPotassium: 317mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 134IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 25mgIron: 1mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition information can vary for a variety of reasons. For the most precise nutritional data use your preferred nutrition calculator based on the actual ingredients you used in the recipe.

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