Oven Baked Meatballs

An authentic recipe for Italian meatballs that are oven baked.




  • 2 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup milk any fat percentage works
  • 1 cup beef broth divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes




  1. Combine the ingredients except for the meat well, using only 1/4 cup of the beef broth. Add the meat and just combine. Do not over mix, but be sure seasonings are well dispersed.
  2. Coat a baking sheet with rimmed edges with non stick spray and roll meatballs into 1 inch circles. Pour reserved beef broth around meatballs and bake at 450 for 25 minutes.

Simple tomato sauce pairs beautifully with these meatballs.

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