Beef Meatballs

recipe
Using ground round for the meatballs and baking them instead of frying them keeps them low in fat but still full of flavor.

Yield:

30 meatballs (serving size: 5 meatballs)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 228
Caloriesfromfat 35 %
Fat 8.8 g
Satfat 3.4 g
Monofat 3.5 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 27.4 g
Carbohydrate 8.2 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Cholesterol 73 mg
Iron 3.4 mg
Sodium 370 mg
Calcium 95 mg

Ingredients

1 1/2 pounds ground round
1/4 cup (1 ounce) finely shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs
1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup tomato sauce
1 teaspoon dry mustard
3/4 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 garlic cloves, crushed
Cooking spray

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400°.

Combine all ingredients except cooking spray in a bowl; stir well. Shape mixture into 30 (1 1/2-inch) meatballs. Place on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until done.

Alyson Moreland Haynes,

Cooking Light

January 1997
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