Easy Baked Meatballs

These Baked Meatballs are ridiculously easy to make and the best kind of delicious. Serve them as a main dish or set them atop a heaping plate of spaghetti!

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If you hear me say OH. MY. GOSH. while pulling something out of the oven, it's because whatever it is that I'm pulling out is not what I expected it to be. Now, most of the time that means it isn't as fluffy or pretty or lightly browned as I'd envisioned. When I pulled these delightful little balls of meat out of the oven, however, my OH. MY. GOSH. was a declaration of unexpected splendor. They smelled and looked soooo incredibly, satisfyingly delicious that I could hardly stand it. You might be thinking, Really?! Meatballs that looked and smelled that good?! Without hesitation, I say, Um...YES. That. Good. Now stop wasting time and go! Go make these.


This week I have nibbled on these meatballs straight out of the fridge. I have also added them to spaghetti and salad and I served them as a main dish for dinner. They would also be great to freeze! Just make sure the balls aren't in a big glob beforehand or they'll be a big glob when you thaw.

I used a lot of the same ingredients in this recipe as I do in my Meatloaf, which explains the success. Both are solid recipes that I make again and again and again.


That movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs that my boys have watched a thousand times? I finally get it. If I could look up and see any food falling from the sky in droves, it would be these meatballs.

Enjoy! Have a wonderful weekend!