My family has been using this recipe for as long as I can remember. It’s not spicy at all but it is flavorful and holds it’s shape well in sauce.
I’ve also used this recipe and made *very* small meatballs for appetizers. After cooking, I put them in a crockpot and mixed in the sauce. These are also very easy to bake up and freeze for later use.
I’m sorry this picture is a little blurry
My Mom’s Easy Meatballs
1 lb ground beef
1/2 cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup milk
2 eggs, beaten
salt and pepper
Mix all ingredients together and shape into balls ~ about the size of a golfball.
Brown the meatballs by placing in a shallow baking dish and baking at 350º for 15 minutes until golden brown.
Place hot meatballs into sauce and let simmer while your pasta cooks.
Here’s how I freeze the meatballs ~ I make them up and cook them as above. I let them cool a bit, place on a cookie sheet in the freezer and when they are frozen, transfer to a ziplock. I take out the amount I need for dinner and put them in a pan with a jar of sauce (or more depending on the number of meatballs I am cooking) and let them simmer for 30 minutes at least ~ no need to defrost them first ~ until they are heated through! Very simple!