Quick & Easy

Baked meatballs

Serve these juicy meatballs with pasta and a green salad for a quick and easy family dinner.
baked meatballs



1.Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Oil a 3-litre (12-cup) ovenproof dish.
2.Combine beef, eggs, breadcrumbs, parmesan and parsley in a large bowl; season. Using wet hands, roll rounded tablespoons of mixture into balls.
3.Heat half the oil in a large frying pan over high heat; cook meatballs, in batches, until browned all over. Transfer to dish.
4.Heat remaining oil in same pan; cook onion and garlic, stirring, 3 minutes or until onion softens. Remove from heat; stir in sauce, tomatoes, peas and basil; season. Pour tomato mixture over meatballs; top with ricotta and extra parmesan.
5.Bake, uncovered, 40 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through. Serve with pasta and/or a green salad.

This recipe is not suitable to freeze.


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