Baked Italian Meatballs


Authentic beef and pork flavor without using pork.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
6 servings


  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

  • 2 teaspoons onion powder

  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt

  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary

  • 1 teaspoon ground thyme

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 ½ pounds ground beef round

  • 1 (16 ounce) jar marinara sauce, or to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Blend garlic powder, onion powder, seasoned salt, rosemary, thyme, and paprika in a blender into a fine powder; pour over ground beef in a large bowl. Knead seasoning mixture into the beef. Roll beef into balls and arrange into a glass baking dish.

  3. Bake meatballs in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Pour marinara sauce over the meatballs and continue baking until hot and grey in the center, about 25 minutes more. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

279 Calories
16g Fat
12g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 279
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 525mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 39mg 3%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 499mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.