How To Cook The Best Italian Meatballs

Italian meatballs with sauce side with fresh vegetables
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Best Italian Meatballs Recipe

Savory and mouth-watering meatballs because of its beef and pork combination; loaded with different Italian flavors. Perfect dish for a fancy dinner or can also be an appetizer.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Beef Recipes, Pork recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 653kcal
Cost $5-20


  • 1/2 kg Beef meat ground
  • 1/4 kg Pork meat ground
  • 1/2 cup Milk powdered
  • 3/4 cup Bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup Italian sausage cut into small cubes
  • 1 pc White onion cut into small cubes
  • 3 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2 pcs Eggs large and beaten
  • 1/4 cup Parsley minced
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Marinara sauce
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese


  • In a bowl, combine powdered milk and bread crumbs. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, combine pork and beef meat then season it with salt, ground black pepper, Italian sausage, onion, garlic, parsley, and parmesan. Mix well then add the bread crumbs mixture into the pork and beef mixture. Mix well.
  • Form meat mixture into balls about 1 1/2 inches in diameter.
  • When you're done making meatballs, heat oil in a pan and cook each meatball over low heat until browned.
  • After frying all the meatballs, pour the marinara sauce into the same pan and boil for 5 minutes over low heat.
  • After 5 minutes, add all the fried meatballs into the pan with marinara sauce, cover, and cook for 5 minutes over low heat.
  • After 5 minutes, transfer into a bowl. Serve hot and enjoy!


Calories: 653kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 56g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 167mg | Sodium: 1319mg | Potassium: 864mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 643IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 415mg | Iron: 5mg
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