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Easy Homemade Meatballs

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This is the recipe for easy homemade meatballs that my mother used growing up. I now make them for my family, and my picky husband loves them. Serve with your choice of pasta."
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40 m servings 526
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Combine beef and egg in a large bowl. Add bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning. Mix together, but do not overmix, as it will get tough.
  2. Shape into 1- to 2-inch balls.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook meatballs in the hot skillet until browned and no longer pink in the centers, 3 to 5 minutes per side.
  4. Meanwhile, heat marinara sauce in a pot over medium-low heat. Add cooked meatballs to sauce and let simmer for added flavor, about 15 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Use your favorite sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 526 calories; 25 44.8 29.7 126 1180 Full nutrition

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We liked it very much. Used half the garlic powder. For 2 people it made enough for 6-7 peeps with pasta and a salad, we used Publix marinara sauce and I let the meatballs simmer for a while.