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Ingredients

How to make it

  • Preparation
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat a 9x13-inch baking sheet with non-stick spray or olive oil, or line pan with non-stick aluminum foil.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine ground meat, onion, bread crumbs, milk, parsley, salt and pepper.
  • Add the seasoning for the flavor of meatball you want.
  • Form 48 meatballs from mixture and place on prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake 15 minutes, or until meatballs reach 160°F (165°F if using ground poultry).
  • If not serving immediately, keep warm in a 200°F oven or cool and refrigerate in shallow containers.
  • Accompany the meatballs with dipping sauce listed for meatball variety.
  • Serves
  • Makes 48
  • Notes, Tips & Suggestions
  • Tex-Mex Meatballs - Ground beef stands up to hearty flavors.
  • Seasoning for meatball mixture: 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro plus 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder and 1 teaspoon ground cumin.
  • Dipping sauce: purchased chunky salsa or green tomatillo salsa.
  • Swedish Meatballs - Ground turkey or chicken gives a delicate flavor.
  • Seasoning for meatball mixture: 1 teaspoon ground allspice, 1 teaspoon sweet paprika and 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg.
  • Dipping sauce: 1 cup sour cream, 1/3 cup milk, 2 tablespoons (half of a 1-ounce packet) dry onion soup mix, 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, 1 teaspoon dried dill weed.
  • Mix together at least an hour before serving.
  • Chinese Meatballs - Get best flavor by using some ground pork.
  • Seasoning for meatball mixture: 1/4 cup chopped almonds, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic, 1/2 teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes and 1 teaspoon ground ginger.
  • Dipping sauce: purchased (10-ounce) jar sweet and sour sauce.
  • Middle-Eastern Meatballs - Get best flavor by using ground lamb.
  • Seasoning for meatball mixture: 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic and 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon.
  • Sprinkle formed meatballs with 2 tablespoons sesame seeds; press into meat.
  • Dipping sauce: 1 cup plain whole-milk yogurt, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1/4 cup chopped green onions, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, 1 teaspoon sugar.

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    brianna ate it and said...
    Fantastic recipe. I too love the fact that you've given all the different ways to change the flavours. Thanks so much for sharing this & a big 5 forks
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    spinach1948 ate it and said...
    A great recipe for all.
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    tablescape ate it and said...
    Now I ask you, who can resist a meatball? Not me. A 5 from me. Hope you're doing well in this cold weather.
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    " It was excellent "
    whuebl ate it and said...
    Wow, neat recipe... I really like the addition of the many options you give to change the taste of the meatballs.

    Thank you,

    Bill
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    a1patti ate it and said...
    Very nice!!
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    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    hey chef! great post luv these different meatballs high5
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